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Security Advisory - Two Command Injection Vulnerabilities in The FusionSphere OpenStack

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20170823-01-openstack
  • Initial Release Date: 2017-08-23
  • Last Release Date: 2017-11-13

The FusionSphere has two command injection vulnerabilities due to the insufficient input validation on one port. An attacker can exploit the vulnerabilities to gain root privileges by sending some messages with malicious commands. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-05142 and HWPSIRT-2017-05143)

The two vulnerabilities have been assigned two Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) IDs: CVE-2017-2718 and CVE-2017-2719.

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-20170823-01-openstack-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

FusionSphere OpenStack

V100R006C00

V100R006C00SPC106

V100R006C10RC2

V100R006C10


An attacker can exploit the vulnerabilities to gain root privileges.

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

HWPSIRT-2017-05142 and HWPSIRT-2017-05143:

Base Score: 8.8 (AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Temporal Score: 8.2 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2017-05142 and HWPSIRT-2017-05143:

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

The attacker resides in the adjacent network where FusionSphere OpenStack resides.

Vulnerability details:

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to gain root privileges by sending some messages with malicious commands.

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.

2017-11-13 V1.1 UPDATE Update the affected product list

2017-08-23 V1.0 INITIAL

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