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OS-MOBILE Android Stagefright MP4 buffer overflow attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Android Stagefright.
Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain
This rule checks for attempts to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Android Stagefright's handling of MP4 files.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2015-1538Integer overflow in the SampleTable::setSampleToChunkParams function in SampleTable.cpp in libstagefright in Android before 5.1.1 LMY48I allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted atoms in MP4 data that trigger an unchecked multiplication, aka internal bug 20139950, a related issue to CVE-2015-4496.
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