VDB-90593 · CVE-2016-2065 · BID 92376

Linux Kernel msm-audio-effects-q6-v2.c out-of-bounds write

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A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel (Operating System) (unknown version). It has been rated as very critical. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file sound/soc/msm/qdsp6v2/msm-audio-effects-q6-v2.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds write vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-787. The software writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

sound/soc/msm/qdsp6v2/msm-audio-effects-q6-v2.c in the MSM QDSP6 audio driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that makes an ioctl call triggering incorrect use of a parameters pointer.

The weakness was presented 08/07/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared at us.codeaurora.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2016-2065 since 01/25/2016. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/12/2022).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See 90592 for similar entry.






  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.8

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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Patch: us.codeaurora.org


01/25/2016 🔍
08/07/2016 +195 days 🔍
08/07/2016 +0 days 🔍
08/07/2016 +0 days 🔍
08/08/2016 +1 days 🔍
09/12/2022 +2226 days 🔍


Vendor: kernel.org

Advisory: us.codeaurora.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-2065 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 92376 - Linux Kernel CVE-2016-2065 Local Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Created: 08/08/2016 03:16 PM
Updated: 09/12/2022 03:02 PM
Changes: 08/08/2016 03:16 PM (48), 03/21/2019 07:53 PM (13), 09/12/2022 03:02 PM (2)
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