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Security Advisory - Cross-Site Script Vulnerability in Policy Center

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20160419-01-policycenter
  • Initial Release Date: Apr 19, 2016
  • Last Release Date: Aug 24, 2016

Huawei Policy Center dynamically allocates network resources in a unified manner, enabling the network to provide services with more agility.

A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in Huawei Policy Center. The vulnerability is caused by incomplete input validation. An attacker with a normal user's permissions can configure special characters on pages and lead to abnormal display and invalid functions of other users. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2015-12013)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-4058.

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-20160419-01-policycenter-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

Policy Center

V100R003C00

Upgrade to V100R003C10SPC020

V100R003C10

V100R003C10SPC020

By successfully exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker could cause abnormal display and invalid functions of other users.

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

Base Score: 5.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Temporal Score: 4.5 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisite:

The attacker has a normal user's permissions.

2. Attacking procedure:

An attacker with a normal user's permissions can configure special characters on pages and lead to abnormal display of and invalid functions of other users.

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.

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

2016-04-19 V1.0 INITIAL

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