MediaTek MT6879/MT6895/MT6983/MT8781 Display DRM race condition

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in MediaTek MT6879, MT6895, MT6983 and MT8781 (Chip Software) (unknown version). This affects an unknown code block of the component Display DRM. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a race condition vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-362. The program contains a code sequence that can run concurrently with other code, and the code sequence requires temporary, exclusive access to a shared resource, but a timing window exists in which the shared resource can be modified by another code sequence that is operating concurrently. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In display drm, there is a possible double free due to a race condition. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Patch ID: ALPS07570772; Issue ID: ALPS07570772.

The weakness was disclosed 04/07/2023 as ALPS07570772. The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2023-20687 since 10/28/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Applying the patch ALPS07570772 is able to eliminate this problem.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2

VulDB Base Score: 4.2
VulDB Temp Score: 4.0
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Class: Race condition
CWE: CWE-362
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: ALPS07570772


10/28/2022 CVE reserved
04/07/2023 +161 days Advisory disclosed
04/07/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
04/24/2023 +17 days VulDB last update


Advisory: ALPS07570772
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-20687 (🔒)


Created: 04/07/2023 09:02 AM
Updated: 04/24/2023 10:12 AM
Changes: 04/07/2023 09:02 AM (40), 04/24/2023 10:12 AM (11)
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