Advisory Published

CVE-2018-13897: Infoleak

First published: Thu Jul 25 2019(Updated: )

Clients hostname gets added to DNS record on device which is running dnsmasq resulting in an information exposure in Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, Snapdragon IoT, Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Wearables in MDM9206, MDM9607, MDM9640, MDM9650, MSM8909W, MSM8996AU, QCS605, SD 210/SD 212/SD 205, SD 615/16/SD 415, SD 625, SD 636, SD 650/52, SD 675, SD 712 / SD 710 / SD 670, SD 730, SD 820, SD 820A, SD 835, SD 855, SDA660, SDM630, SDM660

Credit: product-security@qualcomm.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Qualcomm Mdm9206 Firmware
Qualcomm Mdm9206
Qualcomm Mdm9607 Firmware
Qualcomm Mdm9607
Qualcomm Mdm9640 Firmware
Qualcomm Mdm9640
Qualcomm Mdm9650 Firmware
Qualcomm Mdm9650
Qualcomm Msm8909w Firmware
Qualcomm Msm8909w
Qualcomm Msm8996au Firmware
Qualcomm Msm8996au
Qualcomm Qcs605 Firmware
Qualcomm Qcs605
Qualcomm Sd 210 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 210
Qualcomm Sd 212 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 212
Qualcomm Sd 205 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 205
Qualcomm Sd 615 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 615
Qualcomm Sd 616 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 616
Qualcomm Sd 415 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 415
Qualcomm Sd 625 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 625
Qualcomm Sd 636 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 636
Qualcomm Sd 650 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 650
Qualcomm Sd 652 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 652
Qualcomm Sd 675 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 675
Qualcomm Sd 712 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 712
Qualcomm Sd 710 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 710
Qualcomm Sd 670 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 670
Qualcomm Sd 730 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 730
Qualcomm Sd 820 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 820
Qualcomm Sd 820a Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 820a
Qualcomm Sd 835 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 835
Qualcomm Sd 855 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 855
Qualcomm Sda660 Firmware
Qualcomm Sda660
Qualcomm Sdm630 Firmware
Qualcomm Sdm630
Qualcomm Sdm660 Firmware
Qualcomm Sdm660

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2018-13897?

    CVE-2018-13897 is a vulnerability that allows clients' hostname to be added to a DNS record on a device running dnsmasq, resulting in an information exposure in various Qualcomm products.

  • Which products are affected by CVE-2018-13897?

    Qualcomm Mdm9206 Firmware, Qualcomm Mdm9640 Firmware, Qualcomm Mdm9650 Firmware, Qualcomm Qcs605 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 210 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 212 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 205 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 616 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 415 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 625 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 636 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 712 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 710 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 670 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 730 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 820a Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 835 Firmware, Qualcomm Sd 855 Firmware, Qualcomm Sdm630 Firmware, Qualcomm Sdm660 Firmware.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2018-13897?

    The severity of CVE-2018-13897 is high with a CVSS score of 7.5.

  • How does CVE-2018-13897 work?

    CVE-2018-13897 allows an attacker to exploit the dnsmasq vulnerability and add clients' hostname to a DNS record, leading to an information exposure.

  • Is there a fix available for CVE-2018-13897?

    To fix CVE-2018-13897, users should update their devices with the latest firmware or software patches provided by Qualcomm.


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