Preface: The Marvell 88W8897A SoC (System on a Chip) is the industry’s first 802.11ac chip to combine Bluetooth 4.2, mobile MIMO (Multi-input Multi-output), transmit beamforming, and with built-in support for all screen projection technologies.
Computer design primary focus on memory usage. Even though without an exception in SoC (System on a Chip) design.
Vulnerability found: During Wi-Fi network scans, an overflow condition can be triggered, overwriting certain block pool data structures.
Exploitation of vulnerability: Attacker can exploit ThreadX block pool overflow vulnerability to intercept network traffic or achieve code execution on the host system.
Remedy: Marvell encourages customer to contact their Marvell representative for additional support.
Remark: This vulnerability was post on headline news on mid of January 2019. However we could not found any positive responses announce by vendor.