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Security Advisory - OpenSSL Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180613-01-openssl
  • Initial Release Date: 2018.06.13
  • Last Release Date: 2018.06.13

Constructed ASN.1 types with a recursive definition in some OpenSSL versions could eventually exceed the stack given malicious input with excessive recursion. Successful exploit of this vulnerability may result in a Denial of Service attack. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2018-03073)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-0739.

Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version



Upgrade to V200R009C00SPC500

OceanStor 5300 V3


Upgrade to V300R006C20

OceanStor 5500 V3


Upgrade to V300R006C20

OceanStor 5600 V3


Upgrade to V300R006C20

OceanStor 5800 V3


Upgrade to V300R006C20

OceanStor 6800 V3


Upgrade to V300R006C20

Successful exploit could result in a Denial of Service attack.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (

Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Temporal Score: 6.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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

The attacker gains access to the network where the device resides.

Vulnerability details:

For technical details, customers are advised to reference the website:

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 was disclosed by OpenSSL official website.

2018-06-13 V1.0 INITIAL

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