There is an input validation vulnerability in the touchscreen Driver of some Huawei smart phones. An attacker can tricks a user into installing a malicious application on the smart phone, and send given parameter to smart phone to crash the system. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-12025)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-2711.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Earlier than VIE-AL10C00B352 versions
Upgrade to VIE-AL10C00B352
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities allows attackers to crash the system.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 5.7 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Temporal Score: 5.3 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
1.The attacker tricks a user into installing a malicious application on the smart phone.
An attacker can tricks a user into installing a malicious application on the smart phone, and send given parameter to smart phone to crash the system.
Mobile phones that support automatic update will receive a system update prompt. You can install the update to fix the vulnerabilities.
This vulnerability was reported to Huawei PSIRT by Wenlin Yang, Guang Gong(@Oldfresher), Hao Chen, Yuan Deng from Alpha Team of Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. Huawei would like to thank them for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.
2017-01-18 V1.0 INITIAL
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