Vulnerability CVE-2018-14853


Published: 2018-12-17

Description:
A NULL pointer dereference in dhd_prot_txdata_write_flush in drivers/net/wireless/bcmdhd4358/dhd_msgbuf.c in the bcmdhd4358 Wi-Fi driver on the Samsung Galaxy S6 SM-G920F G920FXXU5EQH7 allows an attacker (who has obtained code execution on the Wi-Fi chip) to cause the device to reboot. The Samsung ID is SVE-2018-11783.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.3/10
2.9/10
6.5/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Adjacent network
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Samsung -> Galaxy s6 firmware 

 References:
https://github.com/securesystemslab/periscope/blob/master/bugs-found/CVE-2018-14853.md
https://people.cs.kuleuven.be/~stijn.volckaert/papers/2019_NDSS_PeriScope.pdf

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