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Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

CVE-2017-18681

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

An issue was discovered on Samsung Galaxy S5 mobile devices with software through 2016-12-20 (Qualcomm AP chipsets). There are multiple buffer overflows in the bootloader. The Samsung ID is SVE-2016-7930 (March 2017).

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

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