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Security Advisory - Permission Control Vulnerability in the HiSuite

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20160422-01-hisuite
  • Initial Release Date: Apr 22, 2016
  • Last Release Date: Aug 24, 2016

The HiSuite is mobile assistant software on PCs.

The HiSuite has a permission control vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker who has access to the LAN could exploit the vulnerability to install any app on the mobile phone. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-03034)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-4086.
Huawei has released software updates to fix these vulnerabilities. This advisory is available at the following link:

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version


2.3.15 China) of China)




2.3.50 China) China) of China) of China)

An attacker could exploit it to install any app on a mobile phone. 

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

Base Score: 2.9 (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Temporal Score: 2.4 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisite:

(a)    The user connects the mobile phone to a PC with USB cable.

(b)   The user logs in to the HiSuite and connects it to the mobile phone.

(c)     The attacker has access to the LAN of the mobile phone.

2. Attacking procedure:

An unauthenticated attacker who has access to the LAN could exploit the vulnerability to install any app on the mobile phone.

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

2016-04-22 V1.0 INITIAL

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