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Security Advisory - Weak Algorithm Vulnerability in Huawei USG product

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20170802-01-usg
  • Initial Release Date: 2017-08-02
  • Last Release Date: 2017-12-28

There is a weak algorithm vulnerability in Huawei USG(USG6300/USG6600) products. Attackers may exploit the weak algorithm vulnerability to crack the cipher text and cause confidential information leaks on the transmission links. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-02028)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8174.

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-20170802-01-usg-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

Secospace USG6300

V100R001C30SPC300

V100R001C30SPC900

Attackers may exploit this vulnerability to crack the cipher text and cause confidential information leaks on the transmission links.

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

Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 6.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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

An attacker can access the vulnerable devices by network.

Vulnerability details:

There is a weak algorithm vulnerability in Huawei USG(USG6300/USG6600) products. Attackers may exploit the weak algorithm vulnerability to crack the cipher text and cause confidential information leaks on the transmission links.

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.

2017-12-28 V1.1 UPDATE Update the "Software Versions and Fixes" segment
2017-08-02 V1.0 INITIAL

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