CVE-2016-1621

critical
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Description

libvpx in mediaserver in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.x before 5.1.1 LMY49H, and 6.0 before 2016-03-01 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted media file, related to libwebm/mkvparser.cpp and other files, aka internal bug 23452792.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-March/179128.html

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-03-01.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84239

https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/libvpx/+/04839626ed859623901ebd3a5fd483982186b59d

https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/libvpx/+/5a9753fca56f0eeb9f61e342b2fccffc364f9426

https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/av/+/5a6788730acfc6fd8f4a6ef89d2c376572a26b55

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-03-12

Updated: 2016-12-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
90047Fedora 23 : libvpx-1.4.0-6.fc23 (2016-fae59061fe)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
89902GLSA-201603-09 : Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical