Inadequate handling of invalid MKV files may cause application crashes, data corruption, or other issues.

Notable Software defects resolved in this software update include: Incorrect handling of invalid bitmap data in MKV files in the Snapdragon Auto, Snapdragon Connectivity, Snapdragon Compute, Snapdragon Consumer IOT, Snapdragon Digital Signal Processing, Snapdragon IOT, Snapdragon Mobile, Snapdragon Pro, and Snapdragon Wearables platforms.

Inadequate handling of invalid bitmap data in the Snapdragon Mobile and Snapdragon Wearables platforms. In particular, if a device is running software version 5.0.2 with a particular ROM version, a crash may occur when attempting to play a video with invalid bitmap data. The crash may be intermittent in some cases.

What is a Software Update?

Software updates are typically released by software development companies to fix errors and provide new features for their customers. For example, Microsoft has been releasing Windows updates for the past 10 years. Sometimes software updates are called patches, which are typically released to fix bugs that have been found in the software.

It is important for companies to keep their software updated so that they can avoid crashes and data corruption. A software update is a way of fixing bugs in the software as well as adding new features. Software updates also allow companies to avoid security risks that come with older software versions.

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Security Updates and Resolved Issues

This software update includes the following security updates: CVE-2018-9405, CVE-2018-9406, CVE-2018-9415, and CVE-2018-9416. The most severe of these vulnerabilities may allow for remote code execution in the Qualcomm Processor Software without triggering a watchdog error.


Published on: 09/02/2022 12:15:00 UTC
Last modified on: 09/08/2022 03:06:00 UTC