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Security Advisory - Weak Algorithm Vulnerability on Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180321-01-encryption
  • Initial Release Date: 2018-03-21
  • Last Release Date: 2018-03-21

There is a weak encryption algorithm security vulnerability in the DBS3900 TDD LTE. DBS3900 TDD LTE supports SSL/TLS protocol negotiation using insecure encryption algorithms. If an insecure encryption algorithm is negotiated in the communication, an unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to crack the encrypted data and cause information leakage. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-09042)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-15326.

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-20180321-01-encryption-en

 

 

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

DBS3900 TDD LTE

V100R003C00

Upgrade to V100R004C10SPC800

V100R004C10

V100R004C10SPC800

 

 

Attacker can exploit this vulnerability to crack the encrypted data and cause information leakage.
 

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

Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 4.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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

The attacker could gain access to the device network. 

Vulnerability details:

DBS3900 TDD LTE supports SSL/TLS protocol negotiation using insecure encryption algorithms. If an insecure encryption algorithm is negotiated in the communication, an unauthenticated remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to crack the encrypted data and cause information leakage.

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.

2018-03-21 V1.0 INITIAL

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