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Security Notice - Statement on Flanker Revealing Privilege Elevation Vulnerability in Huawei EMUI Keyguard Application

  • Initial Release Date: 2017.01.23
  • Last Release Date: 2017.01.25

Huawei noticed that Flanker, from Keen Security Lab of Tencent, revealed a system privilege elevation vulnerability in Huawei EMUI Keyguard application on January 21, 2017. Huawei immediately launched an investigation.

After investigation, Huawei has confirmed that the vulnerability exists in EMUI 3.1. Huawei has delivered Security Advisory. The link of the security advisory is:

Customers can get necessary support for product security vulnerabilities through Huawei local technical service.

2017-01-25 V1.1 FINAL

2017-01-23 V1.0 INITIAL

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