This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-2698.
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-20170118-04-smartphone-en
Resolved Product and Version
Versions earlier than GRA-UL00C00B197
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities allows attackers to crash the system or escalate user privilege.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 6.5 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Temporal Score: 6.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker has the root privilege of the Android system and tricks a user into installing a malicious application on the smart phone.
The attacker with the root privilege of the Android system could tricks a user into installing a malicious application on the smart phone, and send given parameter to smart phone to crash the system or escalate privilege.
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 ADLab of Venustech. Huawei would like to thank ADLab of Venustech for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.
2017-02-08 V1.1 UPDATED Updated the affected product list and fixed version
2017-01-18 V1.0 INITIAL
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