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Security Advisory - Path Traversal Vulnerability in Multiple Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20160928-01-pathtraversal
  • Initial Release Date: 2016-09-28
  • Last Release Date: 2016-09-28

Multiple Huawei products have a path traversal vulnerability. Due to the insufficient path validation, an authenticated attacker may exploit this vulnerability to download some files without authorization, causing information leak. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-07025)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-8280.

Huawei has released software updates to fix these vulnerabilities. This advisory is available at the following link:
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20160928-01-pathtraversal-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

eSight

V300R002C00

Upgrade to V300R003C20SPC005

V300R003C10

V300R003C20

V300R003C20SPC005


An authenticated attacker may exploit this vulnerability to download some files without authorization, causing information leak.

The severity of the vulnerability in this advisory has been assessed by the Common Vulnerability Scoring System Version 2.0 (CVSS v2 Complete Documentation).

Base Score: 4.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 3.3 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 3.3

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
1. The attacker gains access to the affected products network

Vulnerability details:
Due to insufficient path validation, an authenticated attacker may exploit this vulnerability to download some files without authorization, causing information leak.

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.

2016-09-28 V1.0 INITIAL

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