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Security Notice - Statement on Revealing Security Vulnerability in Huawei P8 Lite Smart Phones

  • Initial Release Date: 2017-12-18
  • Last Release Date: 2017-12-18

Huawei noticed that released information on security vulnerability in the Huawei P8 Lite smart phone on Dec. 17th, 2017. An attacker with root privileges can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the kernel context. had reported the vulnerability to Huawei PSIRT before disclosing the information. Huawei immediately launched a thorough investigation and communicated with

According to investigation, related vulnerability exists in the version with EMUI 3.1, and the vulnerability was fixed with the EMUI 4.0 released in 2015. It is recommended that related customers upgrade smart phones to the latest version.

Here, we express our appreciation for’s concerns on Huawei products.

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