The laser command injection vulnerability exists on some Huawei devices. The devices cannot effectively defend against external malicious interference. Attackers need the device to be visually exploitable and successful triggering of this vulnerability could execute voice commands on the device. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2021-60677)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2021-40043.
For products that have released software updates to fix this vulnerability, Huawei will release and update the Security Advisory at: http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20220126-01-df75863e-en
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacked device must be within the visual distance of the attacker.
The device does not effectively defend against malicious interference from the outside. Attackers need the device to be visually exploitable and successful triggering of this vulnerability could execute voice commands on the device.
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