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Security Advisory - XML Bomb Vulnerability in AnyOffice

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20160907-01-anyoffice
  • Initial Release Date: Sep 07, 2016
  • Last Release Date: Jan 11, 2017

AnyOffice Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) is a module of the AnyOffice, which provides the mobile terminal management function.

The XML Bomb vulnerability in the AnyOffice EMM could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause the software to deny services by uploading an XML bomb. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-08063)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-8275.

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-20160907-01-anyoffice-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

AnyOffice

V200R006C00

Upgrade to AnyOffice EMM 2.6.0601.0090


[1] AnyOffice EMM is a module of AnyOffice, upgrade AnyOffice EMM to version 2.6.0601.0090 would be fine.

Successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the software to deny services.

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

Base Score: 3.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Temporal Score: 2.9 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisite:

The attacker gains access to the affected products network and logs in as an administrator.

2. Attacking procedure:

An attacker could cause the software to deny services by uploading an XML bomb after log in as an administrator. 

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.

2017-01-11 V1.1 UPDATED Updated the summary, add the CVE ID

2016-09-07 V1.0 INITIAL

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