CVE-2015-8943

NameCVE-2015-8943
Descriptiondrivers/video/msm/mdss/mdss_mdp_util.c in the Qualcomm components in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 devices does not verify that a mapping exists before proceeding with an unmap operation, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28815158 and Qualcomm internal bugs CR794217 and CR836226.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.65-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.14.7-1fixed
sid4.14.13-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux <not-affected> (Android-specific patch)

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