CVE-2016-3878

Published on: 09/11/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:01 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Android from Google contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2016-3878 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.1 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Android Security Bulletin—September 2016 | Android Open Source Project Vendor Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-09-01.html
Google Android Mediaserver Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92821
Google Android Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code and Let Applications Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036763
7109ce3f8f90a28ca9f0ee6e14f6ac5e414c62cf - platform/external/libavc - Git at Google Issue Tracking
Patch
android.googlesource.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM android.googlesource.com/platform/external/libavc/+/7109ce3f8f90a28ca9f0ee6e14f6ac5e414c62cf

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
GoogleAndroid6.0.1AllAllAll
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