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Security Advisory - DoS Vulnerability in FusionCompute

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20160330-01-fusioncompute
  • Initial Release Date: Mar 30, 2016
  • Last Release Date: Aug 24, 2016

FusionCompute is a cloud OS software for virtualization of hardware resources and central management of virtual, service, and user resources.

A DoS vulnerability exists in FusionCompute. An attacker can send abnormal packets as an ordinary user to exhaust system resources and make services unavailable. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2015-11030)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-4057.

Huawei has released software updates to fix these vulnerabilities. This advisory is available at the following link:

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By successfully exploiting this vulnerability, the attacker can exhaust system resources and make normal services unavailable.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv2 scoring system (

Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

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

1. Prerequisite:

The attacker has privileges of a normal user.

2. Attacking procedure:

An attacker can send abnormal packets as an ordinary user to exhaust system resources and make services unavailable.

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at

This vulnerability was discovered by Huawei internal tester.

2016-08-24 V1.1 UPDATED Added CVE ID

2016-03-30 V1.0 INITIAL

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