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Security Advisory-Vulnerability of Session ID not Updating in VP9610/9620

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20130513-01-VP
  • Initial Release Date: May 13, 2013
  • Last Release Date: May 13, 2013

VP (viewpoint) 9610/VP9620 is the multi-point control unit of Huawei Video Conference system.

By testing, there is a vulnerability of “Session ID not updating” in VP9610/9620.

(Vulnerability ID: HWNSIRT-2013-0318)

Currently, official fixs are available.

By exploiting this vulnerability, attackers can login to VP9610/VP9620 as a fake user.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv2 scoring system (

The score of the vulnerability is following:

Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Temporal Score: 7 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 7

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

  1. When user accesses the web page of VP9610/VP9620, inputs user name and password, and then logins to system successfully.
  2. The attrack obtains the user’s Session information.

Vulnerability details:

When the user accesses VP9610/VP9620, a Session will be generated. The Session ID does not update after the user logins to VP9610/VP9620 successfully. The attacker can intercept the Seesion and login to the system as a faker to form an attrack.


Update the user session ID after the user logins successfully.


This vulnerability is fixed in the following version:

VP9610 V100R002C02B020SP01 released in 2013.5.9

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at

This vulnerability is reported by Huawei internal testing engineer. Huawei PSIRT is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability described in this advisory.

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2013-05-13 V1.0 INITIAL

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