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Security Advisory - Input Validation Vulnerability in Multiple Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20171206-01-sctp
  • Initial Release Date: 2017-12-06
  • Last Release Date: 2017-12-06

There is an input validation vulnerability in Huawei multiple products. Due to the insufficient input validation, an unauthenticated, remote attacker may craft a malformed Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) packet and send it to the device, causing the device to read out of bounds and restart. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-01017) 
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-15317.
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-20171206-01-sctp-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

AR120-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR1200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C13

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR1200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR150

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR150-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR160

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C12

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR2200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C13

V200R006C16

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR2200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR3200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C11

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C00

V200R008C10

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR510

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C12

V200R006C13

V200R006C15

V200R006C16

V200R006C17

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

SRG1300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

SRG2300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

SRG3300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to make the device read out of bounds and restart.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Temporal Score: 7.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker gains access to the device network.
Vulnerability details:

Due to the insufficient input validation, an unauthenticated, remote attacker may craft a malformed SCTP packet and send it to the device, causing the device to read out of bounds and restart.

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.
2017-12-06 V1.0 INITIAL

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