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Security Advisory - Information Leakage Vulnerability on OceanStor

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20170920-01-oceanstor
  • Initial Release Date: Sep 20, 2017
  • Last Release Date: Sep 20, 2017

There is an information leakage vulnerability on OceanStor. Products use TLS1.0 to encrypt. Attackers can exploit TLS1.0's vulnerabilities to decrypt data to obtain sensitive information. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-06256)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8157.

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-20170920-01-oceanstor-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

OceanStor 5800 V3

V300R002C00

Upgrade to V300R006C00SPC100

V300R002C10

OceanStor 6900 V3

V300R001C00

Upgrade to V300R006C00SPC100


Attackers can exploit TLS1.0's vulnerabilities to decrypt data to obtain sensitive information.

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

Base Score: 5.9 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 5.4 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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

Attackers can access the network that the device exists and obtain the network flow.

Vulnerability details:

Products use TLS1.0 to encrypt. Attackers can exploit TLS1.0's vulnerabilities to decrypt data to obtain sensitive information.

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.

2017-09-20 V1.0 INITIAL

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