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Security Notice - Statement on "Scared Poopless – LTE and *your* laptop " at the Defcon USA Conference

  • Initial Release Date: 2015-08-09
  • Last Release Date: 2015-08-09

Huawei noticed that security researchers Mickey Shkatov and Jesse Michael gave a presentation titled "Scared Poopless – LTE and *your* laptop " at the Defcon USA 2015 Conference on August 8 2015 and mentioned Huawei LTE modem in the presentation.

The researchers have reported this vulnerability to Huawei PSIRT( before the Defcon conference. Huawei immediately launched an investigation and confirmed that the ME906 product was affected by this vulnerability.

Fix for ME906 is available. Huawei has released a security advisory (SA) and fixed versions. Customers can ask for support from local Huawei technical support services if necessary. The SA links is:

2015-08-09 FINAL

Huawei adheres to protecting the ultimate interests of users with best efforts and the principle of responsible disclosure and deal with product security issues through our response mechanism. Please report to Huawei PSIRT at if you find any security vulnerability of Huawei products.