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Security Advisory - DoS Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20171201-01-pse
  • Initial Release Date: Dec 01, 2017
  • Last Release Date: May 02, 2018

There is a DoS vulnerability caused by memory exhaustion in some Huawei products. For insufficient input validation, attackers can craft and send some malformed messages to the target device to exhaust the memory of the device and cause a Denial of Service (DoS). (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-12104)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-15323.
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-20171201-01-pse-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

DP300

V500R002C00

V500R002C00SPC800

NIP6600

V500R001C00

Upgrade to V500R001C60SPC500 + V500R001SPH015

V500R001C20

V500R001C30

Secospace USG6500

V500R001C00

Upgrade to V500R001C60SPC500 + V500R001SPH015

V500R001C20

V500R001C30

Secospace USG6600

V500R001C00

Upgrade to V500R001C60SPC500 + V500R001SPH015

V500R001C20

V500R001C30

V500R001C50

TE60

V100R001C01

Upgrade to V600R006C00SPC300

V100R001C10

V100R003C00

V500R002C00

V600R006C00

V600R006C00SPC300

TP3106

V100R001C06

Upgrade to V100R002C00SPC800

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC800

USG9500

V500R001C00

Upgrade to V500R001C60SPC500 + V500R001SPH015

V500R001C20

V500R001C30

VP9660

V200R001C02

Upgrade to V500R002C00SPCk00

V200R001C30

V500R002C00

V500R002C00SPCk00

V500R002C10

V500R002C10SPC900

ViewPoint 8660

V100R008C03

V100R008C03SPCe00

ViewPoint 9030

V100R011C02

Upgrade to V100R011C03SPC700

V100R011C03

V100R011C03SPC700

eCNS210_TD

V100R004C10

V100R004C10SPC410

eSpace U1981

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC200


An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to exhaust the memory of the device and cause a Denial of Service (DoS).
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system(http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 5.5 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Temporal Score: 5.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
1. The attacker gains access to the device network.
2. The attacker controls a related server.
Vulnerability details: 
For insufficient input validation, attackers can craft and send some malformed messages to the target device to exhaust the memory of the device and cause a Denial of Service (DoS).

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.
2018-05-02 V1.2 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section
2017-12-28 V1.1 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section and the updated products are in bold character; Updated the information in "Summary" and "Technical Details";
2017-12-01 V1.0 INITIAL

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