Lucene search

K
thn
The Hacker NewsTHN:B4CBF3EA109592B01398E063948C7F95
HistoryOct 03, 2023 - 4:37 p.m.

Qualcomm Releases Patch for 3 new Zero-Days Under Active Exploitation

2023-10-0316:37:00
The Hacker News
thehackernews.com
48

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.2 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

0.002 Low

EPSS

Percentile

54.6%

Qualcomm

Chipmaker Qualcomm has released security updates to address 17 vulnerabilities in various components, while warning that three other zero-days have come under active exploitation.

Of the 17 flaws, three are rated Critical, 13 are rated High, and one is rated Medium in severity.

“There are indications from Google Threat Analysis Group and Google Project Zero that CVE-2023-33106, CVE-2023-33107, CVE-2022-22071, and CVE-2023-33063 may be under limited, targeted exploitation,” the semiconductor company said in an advisory.

“Patches for the issues affecting Adreno GPU and Compute DSP drivers have been made available, and OEMs have been notified with a strong recommendation to deploy security updates as soon as possible.”

CVE-2022-22071 (CVSS score: 8.4), described as a use-after-free in Automotive OS Platform, was originally patched by the company as part of its May 2022 updates.

Cybersecurity

While additional specifics about the remaining three flaws are expected to be made public in December 2023, the disclosure comes the same day Arm shipped patches for a security flaw in the Mali GPU Kernel Driver (CVE-2023-4211) that has also come under limited, targeted exploitation.

Qualcomm’s October 2023 updates also address three critical issues, although there is no evidence that they have been abused in the wild -

  • CVE-2023-24855 (CVSS score: 9.8) - Memory corruption in Modem while processing security related configuration before AS Security Exchange.
  • CVE-2023-28540 (CVSS score: 9.1) - Cryptographic issue in Data Modem due to improper authentication during TLS handshake.
  • CVE-2023-33028 (CVSS score: 9.8) - Memory corruption in WLAN Firmware while doing a memory copy of pmk cache.

Users are advised to apply updates from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as soon as they become available.

Found this article interesting? Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to read more exclusive content we post.

Be first who know about 0-days in popular software

Do not waste time on finding information in tons of articles. Subscribe yourself and your colleagues on news and articles about products you need and you use!

Subscribe on news

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.2 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

0.002 Low

EPSS

Percentile

54.6%

Related for THN:B4CBF3EA109592B01398E063948C7F95