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Security Advisory - Improper Authorization Vulnerability on iBMC

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180131-01-ibmc
  • Initial Release Date: 2018-01-31
  • Last Release Date: 2018-06-04

There is an improper authorization vulnerability on iBMC. The software incorrectly performs an authorization check when a normal user attempts to access certain information which is supposed to be accessed only by admin user. Successful exploit could cause information disclosure. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-07182)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17323.

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

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20180131-01-ibmc-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

CH121 V3

CH121 V3 V100R001C00

CH121 V3 V100R001C00SPC260 (iBMC: V298)

CH121L V3

CH121L V3 V100R001C00

CH121L V3 V100R001C00SPC160(iBMC: V298)

CH140 V3

CH140 V3 V100R001C00

CH140 V3 V100R001C00SPC180(iBMC: V298)

CH140L V3

CH140L V3 V100R001C00

CH140L V3 V100R001C00SPC160(iBMC: V298)

CH220 V3

CH220 V3 V100R001C00

CH220 V3 V100R001C00SPC260(iBMC: V298)

CH222 V3

CH222 V3 V100R001C00

CH222 V3 V100R001C00SPC260(iBMC: V298)

CH242 V3

CH242 V3 V100R001C00

CH242 V3 V100R001C00SPC330(iBMC: V298)

RH1288 V3

RH1288 V3 V100R003C00

RH1288 V3 V100R003C00SPC701(iBMC: V294)

RH2288 V3

RH2288 V3 V100R003C00

RH2288 V3 V100R003C00SPC701(iBMC: V294)

RH2288H V3

RH2288H V3 V100R003C00

RH2288H V3 V100R003C00SPC701(iBMC: V294)

XH310 V3

XH310 V3 V100R003C00

XH310 V3 V100R003C00SPC701(iBMC: V296)

XH321 V3

XH321 V3 V100R003C00

XH321 V3 V100R003C00SPC701(iBMC: V296)

XH620 V3

XH620 V3 V100R003C00

XH620 V3 V100R003C00SPC701(iBMC: V296)

CH121 V5 

CH121 V5 V100R001C00

CH121 V5 V100R001C00SPC123(iBMC: V296)

CH121L V5 

CH121L V5 V100R001C00

CH121L V5 V100R001C00SPC121(iBMC: V296)

CH242 V5 

CH242 V5 V100R001C00

CH242 V5 V100R001C00SPC112(iBMC: V296)

1288H V5

1288H V5 V100R005C00

1288H V5 V100R005C00SPC113(iBMC: V300)

2288H V5

2288H V5 V100R005C00

2288H V5 V100R005C00SPC113(iBMC: V300)

2488 V5 

2488 V5 V100R005C00

2488 V5 V100R005C00SPC302(iBMC: V296)

XH321 V5

XH321 V5 V100R005C00

XH321 V5 V100R005C00SPC400(iBMC: V296)



Successful exploit could cause information disclosure.

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

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

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

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

The attacker logs in the system through WEB portal.

Vulnerability details:

The software incorrectly performs an authorization check when a normal user attempts to access certain information which is supposed to be accessed only by admin user. Successful exploit could cause information disclosure.

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 discovered by Huawei internal tester.

2018-06-04 V1.2 UPDATED Updated  Software Versions and Fixes 
2018-05-16 V1.1 UPDATED Updated  Software Versions and Fixes

2018-01-31 V1.0 INITIAL

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