Mobile Threat Catalogue

Parameter Poisoning or Buffer Overflow


Threat Category: USIM / SIM / UICC security

ID: STA-27

Threat Description: Use of parameter poisoning or buffer overflow attacks could leave the system in an unknown or unstable state.

Threat Origin

A Review of Smartcard Security Issues 1

Exploit Examples

Not Applicable

CVE Examples

Not Applicable

Possible Countermeasures


  1. H. Ko and R. Caytiles, “A Review of Smartcard Security Issues,” Journal of Security Engineering, 8, no. 3 (2011): 6. [accessed 10/11/21]