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Security Advisory - DLL Hijacking Vulnerability on Huawei HiSuite

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20190612-01-dllhijacking
  • Initial Release Date: 2019.06.12
  • Last Release Date: 2019.06.12

The HiSuite is mobile assistant software on PCs.

This software contains a DLL hijacking vulnerability. This vulnerability exists due to some DLL file is loaded by HiSuite improperly. And it allows an attacker to load this DLL file of the attacker's choosing that could execute arbitrary code. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-04119)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5245.

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

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20190612-01-dllhijacking-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

HiSuite

Earlier than HiSuite 9.1.0.300 versions

9.1.0.300


Successful exploit could allow the attacker to load a malicious DLL file and could execute arbitrary code.


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

Base Score: 5.3 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Temporal Score: 4.9 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 4.9


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

An attacker can login the target windows system.

Vulnerability details:

This vulnerability exists due to some DLL file is loaded by HiSuite improperly. And it allows an attacker to load this DLL file of the attacker's choosing that could execute arbitrary code.


The product that supports automatic update will receive a system update prompt. You can install the update to fix the vulnerability.

This vulnerability was reported to Huawei PSIRT by Eran Shimony of CyberArk Labs. Huawei would like to thank Eran Shimony for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.


2019-06-12 V1.0 INITIAL


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