MediaTek MT8797 seninf out-of-bounds write

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A vulnerability was found in MediaTek MT6779, MT6781, MT6785, MT6789, MT6833, MT6853, MT6855, MT6873, MT6877, MT6885, MT6893, MT8185, MT8385, MT8781, MT8788, MT8789 and MT8797 (Chip Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component seninf. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds write vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-787. The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In seninf, there is a possible out of bounds write due to a missing bounds check. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Patch ID: ALPS07992786; Issue ID: ALPS07992786.

The weakness was shared 09/04/2023 as ALPS07992786. The advisory is shared at corp.mediatek.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2023-20837 since 10/28/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Applying the patch ALPS07992786 is able to eliminate this problem.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

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Class: Out-of-bounds write
CWE: CWE-787 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Patch: ALPS07992786

Timelineinfo

10/28/2022 CVE reserved
09/04/2023 +311 days Advisory disclosed
09/04/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
09/30/2023 +26 days VulDB entry last update

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: ALPS07992786
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-20837 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 09/04/2023 07:13 AM
Updated: 09/30/2023 08:24 AM
Changes: 09/04/2023 07:13 AM (41), 09/30/2023 08:24 AM (11)
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