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CVE-2016-3878 Detail

Description

decoder/ih264d_api.c in mediaserver in Android 6.x before 2016-09-01 mishandles the case of decoding zero MBs, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device hang or reboot) via a crafted media file, aka internal bug 29493002.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/11/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-09-01.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92821
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/libavc/+/7109ce3f8f90a28ca9f0ee6e14f6ac5e414c62cf Issue Tracking Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3878
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2017