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Security Advisory - Cleartext Storage of Crytographic Key Vulnerability in FusionCompute

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

FusionCompute has a key cleartext storage vulnerability. Successful exploit could allow an attacker to obtain AES keys. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-06076)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-6827.

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-20160815-01-fusioncompute-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

FusionCompute

V100R003C10

Upgrade to V100R005C10CP7002

Successful exploit could allow an attacker to obtain cleartext AES keys.

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

Base Score: 4.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 3.3 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisite:

The attacker has obtained the file which stores keys in cleartext.

2. Attacking procedure:

None.

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

2016-08-15 V1.0 INITIAL

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