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Security Advisory - Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in HedEx product

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20170601-01-hedex
  • Initial Release Date: 2017-06-01
  • Last Release Date: 2017-06-01

HedEx(Huawei Electronic Documentation Explorer),Huawei electronic document browser, mainly used to browse Huawei products electronic documents.

HedEx exist some vulnerabilities.

HedEx has an arbitrary file download vulnerability. An attacker could exploit it to download arbitrary files on a target device to cause information leak. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-12026)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8136.

HedEX has a dynamic link library (DLL) hijacking vulnerability due to calling the DDL file by accessing a relative path. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to tamper with the DLL file, leading to DLL hijacking. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-12027)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8137.

HedEx has a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability. An attacker could trick a user into accessing a website containing malicious scripts which may tamper with configurations and interrupt normal services. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-12028)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8138.

HedEx have the stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. Attackers can exploit the vulnerability to plant malicious scripts into the configuration file to interrupt the services of legitimate users. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-12029)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8139.

Huawei has released software updates to fix these vulnerabilities. This advisory is available at the following link:

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20170531-01-hedex-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

HedEx Lite

Earlier than V200R006C00 versions

Upgrade to V200R006C00

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause information leak , leading to DLL hijacking and  interrupt normal services.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).

HWPSIRT-2016-12026:

Base Score: 5.3 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 4.9 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2016-12027:

Base Score: 4.9 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Temporal Score: 4.6 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2016-12028:

Base Score: 5.3 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Temporal Score: 4.9 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2016-12029:

Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Temporal Score: 4.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2016-12026:

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

The attacker has access to the HedEx running network

Vulnerability details:

HedEx has an arbitrary file download vulnerability. An attacker could exploit it to download arbitrary files on a target device to cause information leak.

HWPSIRT-2016-12027:

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

The attacker has access to the HedEx running network

Vulnerability details:

HedEX has a dynamic link library (DLL) hijacking vulnerability due to calling the DDL file by accessing a relative path. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to tamper with the DLL file, leading to DLL hijacking.

HWPSIRT-2016-12028:

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

The attacker has access to the HedEx running network

Vulnerability details:

HedEx has a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability. An attacker could trick a user into accessing a website containing malicious scripts which may tamper with configurations and interrupt normal services.

HWPSIRT-2016-12029:

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

The attacker has access to the HedEx running network

Vulnerability details:

HedEx have the stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. Attackers can exploit the vulnerability to plant malicious scripts into the configuration file to interrupt the services of legitimate users.

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.

This vulnerability was reported to Huawei PSIRT by -rwx------ security researcher. Huawei would like to thank-rwx------ for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.

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