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Security Advisory - DoS Vulnerability in Multiple Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20170111-01-parser
  • Initial Release Date: Jan 11, 2017
  • Last Release Date: Jan 11, 2017

There is an denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in multiple Huawei products. An attacker with specific permission can craft a file containing malicious data and upload it to the device to exhaust memory, causing a DoS condition. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-07088)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-2690.

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-20170111-01-parser-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

SoftCo

V200R003C20

Upgrade to V200R003C30SPC100

eSpace U1910

V200R003C00

Upgrade to V200R003C30SPC100

V200R003C20

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC100

eSpace U1911

V200R003C20

Upgrade to V200R003C30SPC100

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC100

eSpace U1930

V200R003C20

Upgrade to V200R003C30SPC100

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC100

eSpace U1960

V200R003C20

Upgrade to V200R003C30SPC100

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC100

eSpace U1980

V200R003C20

Upgrade to V200R003C30SPC100

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC100

eSpace U1981

V200R003C20

Upgrade to V200R003C30SPC100

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPC100

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to exhaust memory, causing a DoS condition.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).

Base Score: 5.5 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Temporal Score: 5.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

1. The attacker gains access to the device.

Vulnerability details:

This vulnerability is due to the lack of adequate input verification. An attacker with specific permission can craft a file containing malicious data and upload it to the device to exhaust memory, causing a DoS condition.

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 V1.0 INITIAL

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