Integer overflow in the getCoverageFormat12 function in CmapCoverage.cpp in the Minikin library in Android 5.x prior to 5.1.1 LMY49G and 6.x prior to 2016-02-01 allows malicious users to cause a denial of service (continuous rebooting) via an application that triggers loading of a crafted TTF font, aka internal bug 25645298.
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Happy days if you own a Nexus
Five "critical," four "high" severity and one merely "moderate" bug make up the menu of Android security patches, which are now available for Nexus devices and will flow through to myriad other devices when it rains up instead of down.
The critical bugs relate to Broadcom and Qualcomm WiFi drivers, Android's Mediaserver, Qualcomm's performance module, and the Android debugger daemon.
Here's the advisory. One by one, the critical bugs are:
There's a Minikin library bug (CVE-2016...