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Security Advisory - Weak Algorithm Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20191204-01-vrp
  • Initial Release Date: 2019.12.04
  • Last Release Date: 2020.03.25

There is a weak algorithm vulnerability in some Huawei products. The affected products use weak algorithms by default. Attackers may exploit the vulnerability to cause information leaks. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-02008)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-19397.

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-20191204-01-vrp-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

AR120-S

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

AR1200

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R009C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC200PWE

V200R010C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC600

V300R003C00SPC500

V200R010C10SPC600

V300R003C00SPC500PWE

V300R003C00SPC600

AR1200-S

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R009C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC600

AR150

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC600

AR150-S

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

AR160

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R009C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC600

V300R003C00SPC300

V200R010C10SPC600

V300R003C00SPC300B808

V300R003C00SPC500

V300R003C00SPC500PWE

V300R003C00SPC600

AR200

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R009C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC600

AR200-S

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

AR2200

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R009C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC200PWE

V200R010C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC600

V300R003C00SPC300

V200R010C10SPC600

V300R003C00SPC500

V300R003C00SPC500PWE

V300R003C00SPC600

AR2200-S

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R009C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC600

AR3200

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R009C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC200PWE

V200R010C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC500PWE

V200R010C00SPC600

V300R003C00SPC000

V200R010C10SPC600

V300R003C00SPC500

V300R003C00SPC500PWE

V300R003C00SPC600

AR3600

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R008C50SPC500PWE

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

V300R003C00SPC500

V200R010C10SPC600

V300R003C00SPC600

IPS Module

V500R001C20SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C20SPC300

V500R001C30SPC100

V500R001C30SPC200

NGFW Module

V500R002C00SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C20SPC300

V500R002C00SPC200

NIP6300

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C20SPC300

V500R001C30SPC200

NIP6600

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C20SPC300

V500R001C30SPC200

NetEngine16EX

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to AR3200 V200R010C10SPC600

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC300PWE

V200R009C00SPC500

S12700

V200R007C00SPC500

Upgrade to V200R019C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C01B380

V200R007C01B400

V200R007C20

V200R008C00

V200R010C00SPC300

V200R011C10SPC500

V200R012C00SPC200

S1700

V200R006C10SPC100

Upgrade to V200R019C00

V200R010C00SPC300

V200R011C10SPC500

V200R012C00SPC200

V200R012C20

S2700

V200R006C00SPC100

Upgrade to V200R019C00

V200R006C10SPC100

V200R007C00SPC500

V200R008C00

V200R010C00SPC300

V200R011C00SPC200

V200R011C10SPC500

V200R012C00SPC200

S5700

V200R005C00SPC500

Upgrade to V200R019C00

V200R005C02

V200R005C03

V200R006C00SPC100

V200R007C00SPC500

V200R008C00

V200R010C00SPC300

V200R011C00SPC200

V200R011C10SPC500

V200R012C00SPC200

V200R012C20

S6700

V200R005C00SPC500

Upgrade to V200R019C00

V200R005C01

V200R005C02

V200R008C00

V200R010C00SPC300

V200R011C00SPC200

V200R011C10SPC500

V200R012C00SPC200

S7700

V200R006C00SPC100

Upgrade to V200R019C00

V200R007C00SPC500

V200R008C00

V200R010C00SPC300

V200R011C10SPC500

V200R012C00SPC200

S9700

V200R006C00SPC100

Upgrade to V200R019C00

V200R007C00SPC500

V200R007C01

V200R008C00

V200R010C00SPC300

V200R011C10SPC500

V200R012C00SPC200

SRG1300

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC600

V300R003C00SPC500

V200R010C10SPC600

SRG2300

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC600

V300R003C00SPC500

V200R010C10SPC600

SRG3300

V200R008C50SPC500

Upgrade to V200R010C10SPC600

V200R009C00SPC300

V200R009C00SPC500

V200R010C00SPC200

V200R010C00SPC600

V300R003C00SPC500

V200R010C10SPC600

Secospace AntiDDoS8000

V500R001C20SPC200

Upgrade to V500R005C20SPC300

V500R001C20SPC300

V500R001C20SPC500

V500R001C20SPC600

V500R001C60SPC100

V500R001C60SPC101

V500R001C60SPC200

V500R001C60SPC300

V500R001C60SPC500

V500R001C60SPC600

V500R005C00SPC100

V500R005C00SPC200

Secospace USG6300

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C20SPC300

V500R001C30SPC200

Secospace USG6500

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C20SPC300

V500R001C30SPC200

USG6000V

V500R005C00SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C10SPC300



Successful exploit may cause information leaks.

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

Base Score: 3.7 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 3.5 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 3.5


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

The attacker gains access to the Huawei product network.

Vulnerability details:

There is a weak algorithm vulnerability in some Huawei products. The affected products use weak algorithms by default. Attackers may exploit the vulnerability to cause information leaks.


Users can disable weak algorithms by run command "ssh server cipher" or "ssh client cipher".

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.

2020-03-25 V1.3 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section;

2020-01-15 V1.2 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section;

2019-12-18 V1.1 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section;

2019-12-04 V1.0 INITIAL

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