Vulnerability CVE-2015-7897


Published: 2015-11-16

Description:
The media scanning functionality in the face recognition library in android.media.process in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge before G925VVRU4B0G9 allows remote attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted BMP image file.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Samsung Galaxy S6 android.media.process Face Recognition Memory Corruption
Google Security ...
04.11.2015

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Samsung -> Galaxy s6 

 References:
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/38611/
https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=499&q=samsung
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134199/Samsung-Galaxy-S6-Android.media.process-Face-Recognition-Memory-Corruption.html
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2015/11/hack-galaxy-hunting-bugs-in-samsung.html

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