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Security Advisory - Improper Input Validation Vulnerability in AnyMail

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20160815-01-anymail
  • Initial Release Date: Aug 15, 2016
  • Last Release Date: Aug 24, 2016

Huawei AnyMail has an improper input validation vulnerability when opening compressed email attachments. Successful exploit could cause AnyMail to crash and exit. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-06099)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-6826.

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

AnyOffice SecureApp




Successful exploit could cause AnyMail to crash and exit.

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

Base Score: 7.8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Temporal Score: 6.4 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisite:


2. Attacking procedure:

The attacker crafts malicious email containing abnormal compressed attachments and sends them to a user's mailbox. AnyMail will crash and exit when the user attempts to open the attachments.

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

2016-08-15 V1.0 INITIAL

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