Advisory Published


First published: Tue Sep 03 2019(Updated: )

Thread start can cause invalid memory writes to arbitrary memory location since the argument is passed by user to kernel in Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, Snapdragon Mobile in MDM9205, MDM9640, MSM8996AU, QCA6574, QCS605, Qualcomm 215, SD 425, SD 427, SD 435, SD 439 / SD 429, SD 450, SD 625, SD 636, SD 665, SD 675, SD 712 / SD 710 / SD 670, SD 730, SD 820, SD 835, SD 845 / SD 850, SD 855, SD 8CX, SDA660, SDM439, SDM630, SDM660, SDX24, Snapdragon_High_Med_2016, SXR1130

Credit: product-security@qualcomm.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Google Android
Qualcomm Mdm9205 Firmware
Qualcomm Mdm9205
Qualcomm Mdm9640 Firmware
Qualcomm Mdm9640
Qualcomm Msm8996au Firmware
Qualcomm Msm8996au
Qualcomm Qca6574 Firmware
Qualcomm Qca6574
Qualcomm Qcs605 Firmware
Qualcomm Qcs605
Google Android
Qualcomm Qualcomm 215
Qualcomm Sd 425 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 425
Qualcomm Sd 427 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 427
Qualcomm Sd 435 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 435
Qualcomm Sd 439 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 439
Qualcomm Sd 429 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 429
Qualcomm Sd 450 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 450
Qualcomm Sd 625 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 625
Qualcomm Sd 636 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 636
Qualcomm Sd 665 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 665
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 835 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 835
Qualcomm Sd 845 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 845
Qualcomm Sd 850 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 850
Qualcomm Sd 855 Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 855
Qualcomm Sd 8cx Firmware
Qualcomm Sd 8cx
Qualcomm Sda660 Firmware
Qualcomm Sda660
Qualcomm Sdm439 Firmware
Qualcomm Sdm439
Qualcomm Sdm630 Firmware
Qualcomm Sdm630
Qualcomm Sdm660 Firmware
Qualcomm Sdm660
Qualcomm Sdx24 Firmware
Google Android
Qualcomm Snapdragon High Med 2016 Firmware
Qualcomm Snapdragon High Med 2016
Qualcomm Sxr1130 Firmware
Qualcomm Sxr1130

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2019-2246?

    CVE-2019-2246 is a vulnerability that allows for invalid memory writes to arbitrary memory locations in Qualcomm Snapdragon devices running Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Connectivity, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Industrial IOT, and Snapdragon Mobile.

  • How does CVE-2019-2246 impact Google Android?

    CVE-2019-2246 affects Google Android devices running Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, allowing for invalid memory writes to arbitrary memory locations.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2019-2246?

    CVE-2019-2246 has a severity rating of high (7/10).

  • Are there any known fixes for CVE-2019-2246?

    Google has released security patches for CVE-2019-2246, and affected users are advised to update their devices with the latest patches provided by their device manufacturer.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2019-2246?

    More information about CVE-2019-2246 can be found in the Android Security Bulletin for September 2019.


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