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Security Advisory - GNU Glibc Buffer Overflow Security Vulnerability

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20160304-01-glibc
  • Initial Release Date: Mar 04, 2016
  • Last Release Date: Aug 12, 2020

Google security research team disclosed a buffer overflow vulnerability in GNU C library (glibc) (CVE-2015-7547) on February 16, 2016, remote attackers can exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on an affected device. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-02018)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7547 

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-20160304-01-glibc-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

5288 V3

Versions earlier than 5288 V3 V100R003C00SPC602

5288 V3 V100R003C00SPC602

AC6005

V200R005C10

V200R006C20SPC500

V200R006C00

V200R006C10

ACU2

V200R005C10

V200R006C20SPC500

V200R006C00

V200R006C10

AP4050DN

V200R007C20

V200R019C00SPC300

AR3200

V200R006C10

V200R007C00SPC600

V200R006C11

V200R006C12

V200R006C13

V200R006C15

V200R006C16

V200R006C17

Agile Controller-Campus

V100R001C00

V100R002C00SPC105

V100R002C00

CH220 V3

V100R001C00

V100R001C00SPC190[1]

CloudEngine 12800

V100R002C00

V100R006C00SPC600

V100R003C00

V100R003C10

V100R005C00

V100R005C10

CloudEngine 5800

V100R002C00

V100R006C00SPC600

V100R003C00

V100R003C10

V100R005C00

V100R005C10

CloudEngine 6800

V100R002C00

V100R006C00SPC600

V100R003C00

V100R003C10

V100R005C00

V100R005C10

CloudEngine 7800

V100R003C00

V100R006C00SPC600

V100R003C10

V100R005C00

V100R005C10

E9000 Chassis

V100R001C00

V100R001C00SPC291[2]

V100R001C10

FusionAccess

V100R005C10

V100R005C30SPC105

V100R005C20

V100R005C30SPC100

V100R005C30SPC102

V100R005C30SPC103

FusionCompute

V100R003C00

V100R005C10U1

V100R003C10

V100R005C00

V100R005C10

FusionCube

V100R002C02

V100R002C50

FusionManager

V100R003C00

V100R005C10U1

V100R003C10

V100R005C00

V100R005C10

FusionSphere OpenStack

V100R005C00

V100R006C00

V100R005C10

FusionSphereOpenStack OM

V100R005C00

V100R005C10SPC703

V100R005C10

FusionStorage

V100R003C00

FusionStorage DSware V100R003C00SPC308

V100R003C02

FusionStorage DSware V100R003C02SPC306

V100R003C30

FusionStorage SIA V1.3.30.201

GalaxEngine

V100R002C02

V100R005C10U1

Huawei solutions for SAP HANA

V100R001C01SPC103 and earlier versions

SUSE Patch

LogCenter

V100R001C10

eLog V200R003C10CP0001[3]

V100R001C20

ManageOne

V100R001

Glibc Patch

V100R002

OceanStor 18500 V3

V300R003C10SPC100

V300R003C20

OceanStor 18800 V3

V300R003C10SPC100

V300R003C20

OceanStor 2800 V3

V300R001C00SPH201

V300R003C20

OceanStor 5500 V3

V300R003C10SPC100

V300R003C20

OceanStor 5600 V3

V300R003C10SPC100

V300R003C20

OceanStor 5800 V3

V300R003C10SPC100

V300R003C20

OceanStor 6800 V3

V300R003C10SPC100

V300R003C20

OceanStor 9000

V100R001C01

V100R001C30SPC200

V100R001C30

V300R005C00

V300R005C00SPC170

OceanStor 9000E

V100R002C19

V100R001C30SPC200

OceanStor Backup Software

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC201[5]

OceanStor HDP3500E

V100R002C00

Glibc Patch

V100R003C00

OceanStor N8500

V200R001C09

OceanStor Backup Software V100R002C00SPC201[5]

V200R001C91

OceanStor Onebox

V100R001C01

OceanStor Backup Software V100R002C00SPC201[5]

V100R002C00LSFM01

V100R003C10SPC100

OceanStor UDS

V100R002C00

V100R002C01SPC109

V100R002C01

RH1288 V3

V100R003C00

V100R003C00SPC620

V100R003C00SPC100

V100R003C00SPC609

RH1288A V2

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC706

versions earlier than RH1288A V2 V100R002C00SPC705

RH1288A V2 V100R002C00SPC705

RH2285H V2

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC300

RH2288 V3

V100R003C00

V100R003C00SPC622

RH2288A V2

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC706

RH2288H V3

V100R003C00

V100R003C00SPC523

RH5885 V3

V100R003C00

V100R003C10SPC109

RH5885H V3

V100R003C10

V100R003C10SPC105

RH8100 V3

V100R003C00

V100R003C00SPC213

V100R003C10

V100R003C00SPC203[6]

S2700

V200R006C10

V200R011C10SPC600

SMSGW

V100R001C01

Glibc Patch

V100R002C01

V100R002C11

V100R003C01

SingleCLOUD

V100R003C00

V100R005C10U1

V100R003C10

UltraVR

V100R003C00

OceanStor Backup Software V100R002C00SPC201[5]

V100R003C10

V1300N

V100R002

Glibc Patch

VCM

V100R002

Glibc Patch

X6800

V100R003C00

V100R003C00SPC606[7]

eLog

V200R003C10

V200R003C10CP0001[3]

V200R003C20

eSapce USM

V100R001

Glibc Patch

V200R003

eSight

eSight V300R002C00

eSight V300R003C20SPC003

eSight Network

V200R005C00

eSight Network V300R003C20SPC100(Upgrade Tool 2.0)

V300R003C00

V300R003C10

V300R003C20

eSight UC&C

eSight UC&C V100R001C01

eSight Network V300R003C20SPC100 (Upgrade Tool 2.0)[4]

eSight UC&C V100R001C20

eSpace CAD

V100R001

Glibc Patch

eSpace CC

V100R001

Glibc Patch

V200R001

eSpace IVS

V100R001

Glibc Patch

eSpace Meeting

V100R001

Glibc Patch

eSight Network V300R003C00

eSight Network V300R003C10

eSight Network V300R003C20

eSpace Meeting Portal

V100R001

Glibc Patch

eSpace NVR6128

V100R002

Glibc Patch

eSpace UC

V100R002

Glibc Patch

V200R001

V200R002

V200R003

eSpace UMS

V200R002

Glibc Patch

eSpace VCN3000

V100R001

Glibc Patch

V100R002

eSpace VTM

V100R001

Glibc Patch

V100R002

iManager NetEco

V600R002C00

iManager NetEco SysTool_SuSE_Patch1 V300R006C10SPC600

V600R007C00

V600R007C10

V600R007C11

V600R007C12

V600R007C20

V600R007C40

iManager NetEco 6000

V600R002C10

iManager NetEco SysTool_SuSE_Patch1 V300R006C10SPC600

V600R002C13

V600R002C33



[1] Only Linux OS is affected, to fix the vulnerability, upgrade only the CH220 V3-iBMC-V202.zip patch in CH220 V3 V100R001C00SPC190.

[2]Only Linux OS is affected, to fix the vulnerability, upgrade only the MM910-MM-V532.zip patch in E9000 Chassis V100R001C00SPC291.

[3]Only Linux OS is affected, to fix the vulnerability, upgrade only the suse11SP3Patch-64.zip patch in eLog V200R003C10CP0001.

[4] Only Linux OS is affected, to fix the vulnerability, upgrade only the SUSE11_SP1_Patch.zip patch in eSight Network V300R003C20SPC100 (Upgrade Tool 2.0).

[5] Only Linux OS is affected, to fix the vulnerability, upgrade only the OceanStor Backup Software V100R002C00SPC201_Glibc_Patch.tar.gz patch in OceanStor Backup Software V100R002C00SPC201.

[6]Only Linux OS is affected, to fix the vulnerability, upgrade only the RH8100 V3-iBMC-V206.zip patch in RH8100 V3 V100R003C00SPC203.

[7]Only Linux OS is affected, to fix the vulnerability, upgrade only the MM810-HMM-V202.zip patch in X6800 V100R003C00SPC606.

Successful exploitation can cause arbitrary code execution.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv2 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/).

Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Temporal Score: 5.6 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Glibc vulnerability exists in getaddrinfo, a function in Glibc for processing DNS requests. Buffer overflow may occur when the system responds to DNS responses larger than 2048 bytes. Remote attackers can exploit the vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on an affected device.

For additional details, customers are advised to reference the website: 

https://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2016/02/cve-2015-7547-glibc-getaddrinfo-stack.html

No valid workaround is available for affected products. Nevertheless, customers can deploy Huawei NGFWs (next generation firewall) or data center firewalls, and upgrade the IPS signature database to the latest version (IPS_H20011000_2016022400) released on February 24, 2016 to detect and defend against glibc vulnerability exploits initiated from the Internet.

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 Google security research team.

2020-08-12 V1.5 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section;

2016-12-28 V1.4 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section

2016-05-10 V1.3 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section
2016-04-22 V1.2 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section

2016-03-31 V1.1 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section

2016-03-04 V1.0 INITIAL


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