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Security Advisory - Two Vulnerabilities in CRYPTO module of Several Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180103-01-crypto
  • Initial Release Date: 2018-01-03
  • Last Release Date: 2018-01-03

There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the CRYPTO module of several Huawei products. An unauthenticated, local attacker could craft malformed file with a specific field that the length is longer than the maximum value. Due to insufficient validation of the inputs, successful exploit could cause the system reboot. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-07009)

There is a null pointer dereference vulnerability in the CRYPTO module of several Huawei products. An unauthenticated, local attacker could craft malformed file with a specific field that the value is a null pointer. Due to insufficient verification of the inputs, successful exploit could cause the system reboot. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-07010)

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-20180103-01-crypto-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

DP300

V500R002C00

V500R002C00SPCb00

RP200

V500R002C00

Upgrade to TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

V600R006C00

TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

TE30

V100R001C02

Upgrade to TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

V100R001C10

V500R002C00

V600R006C00

TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

TE40

V500R002C00

Upgrade to TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

V600R006C00

TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

TE50

V500R002C00

Upgrade to TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

V600R006C00

TE60 V600R006C00SPC500

TE60

V100R001C01

Upgrade to V600R006C00SPC500

V100R001C10

V500R002C00

V600R006C00

V600R006C00SPC500

TP3106

V100R002C00

TP3206 V100R002C00SPC800

TP3206

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC800

V100R002C10

ViewPoint 9030

V100R011C02

Upgrade to V100R011C03SPC800

V100R011C03

V100R011C03SPC800


HWPSIRT-2017-07009 and HWPSIRT-2017-07010:

By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can cause the system reboot.

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

HWPSIRT-2017-07009 and HWPSIRT-2017-07010:

Base Score: 6.2 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Temporal Score: 5.8 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2017-07009:

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

The attacker gains access to the system.

Vulnerability details:

There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the CRYPTO module of several Huawei products. An unauthenticated, local attacker could craft malformed file with a specific field that the length is longer than the maximum value. Due to insufficient validation of the inputs, successful exploit could cause the system reboot.

HWPSIRT-2017-07010:

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

The attacker gains access to the system.

Vulnerability details:

There is a null pointer dereference vulnerability in the CRYPTO module of several Huawei products. An unauthenticated, local attacker could craft malformed file with a specific field that the value is a null pointer. Due to insufficient verification of the inputs, successful exploit could cause the system reboot.


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.

These vulnerabilities were discovered by Huawei internal tester.

2018-01-03 V1.0 INITIAL

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