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Google Android Vulnerability: CVE-2016-1621

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/18/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

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.

Solution(s)

  • google-android-upgrade-latest

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