CVE-2016-2429

NVD - CVE-2016-2429

CVE-2016-2429 Detail

Current Description

libFLAC/stream_decoder.c in mediaserver in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, 5.1.x before 5.1.1, and 6.x before 2016-05-01 does not prevent free operations on uninitialized memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted media file, aka internal bug 27211885.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-05-01.html Vendor Advisory 
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/flac/+/b499389da21d89d32deff500376c5ee4f8f0b04c

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2429
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/10/2016
Source:
MITRE