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Security Advisory - Directory Traversal Vulnerability in Huawei eSpace Product

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180131-02-espace
  • Initial Release Date: 2018-01-31
  • Last Release Date: 2018-01-31

There is a directory traversal vulnerability in Huawei eSpace product. An authenticated, remote attacker can craft specific URL to the affected products. Due to insufficient verification of the URL, successful exploit will upload and download files and cause information leak and system crash. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-11031)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17223. 

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-20180131-02-espace-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

eSpace 7910

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC700

eSpace 7950

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC700

eSpace 8950

V200R003C00

V200R003C00SPCr00

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC300


By exploiting this vulnerability, the attacker can cause information leak and system crash.

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

Base Score: 8.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Temporal Score: 8.2 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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

An attacker logs in to the system as a common user.

Vulnerability details:

There is a directory traversal vulnerability in Huawei eSpace product. An authenticated, remote attacker can craft specific URL to the affected products. Due to insufficient verification of the URL, successful exploit will upload and download files and cause information leak and system crash.

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.

2018-01-31 V1.0 INITIAL

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