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Security Advisory - XSS Vulnerability in Huawei eSpace IAD

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20161130-01-espace
  • Initial Release Date: Nov 30, 2016
  • Last Release Date: Nov 30, 2016

Huawei eSpace Integrated Access Device (IAD) has a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. An attacker could trick a user into clicking a URL containing malicious scripts. Then the user's browser may receive a response from the eSpace IAD and execute the malicious scripts. Successful exploit could allow the attacker to obtain user information or hijack the session. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-08002)
This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-8789.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link: 
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20161130-01-espace-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

eSpace IAD

V300R001C03

Upgrade to V300R001C07SPC200

V300R001C04

V300R001C06

V300R001C20

V300R001C07

V300R001C07SPC200

Successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute malicious scripts in the user's browser.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (https://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 6.1 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N) 
Temporal Score: 5.7 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
1. Prerequisite:
The attacker tricks the target user into clicking a URL containing malicious scripts.
2. Attacking procedure:
The attacker could trick the user into clicking a URL containing malicious scripts. Then the user's browser may receive a response from the eSpace IAD and execute the malicious scripts. Successful exploit could allow the attacker to obtain user information or hijack the session.

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 reported to Huawei PSIRT by Jiang Zhiwei. Huawei would like to thank Jiang Zhiwei for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.
2016-11-30 V1.0 INITIAL

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