There is an integer overflow vulnerability on smartphones. The software does not process certain variable properly when handle certain process. An attacker tricks the user who has root privilege to install a crafted application, successful exploit could cause information disclosure. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-08153)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17328.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Upgrade to MHA-AL00BC00B231
Successful exploit could cause information disclosure.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 2.0 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Temporal Score: 1.9 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
An attacker tricks the user who has root privilege to install a crafted application.
The software does not process certain variable properly when handle certain process. An attacker tricks the user who has root privilege to install a crafted application
, successful exploit could cause information disclosure.
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 reported to Huawei PSIRT by He Yao of Baidu X-Lab. Huawei would like to thank He Yao for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.
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