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Security Advisory - Several Vulnerabilities in H323 protocol of Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20170927-01-h323
  • Initial Release Date: Sep 27, 2017
  • Last Release Date: Sep 27, 2017

There are two out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities in H323 protocol of Huawei products. An attacker logs in to the system as a user and send crafted packets to the affected products. Due to insufficient verification of the packets, successful exploit will cause process reboot. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-04136 and HWPSIRT-2017-04224)

These vulnerabilities have been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) IDs: CVE-2017-8199 and CVE-2017-8200.

There is a memory leak vulnerability in H323 protocol of Huawei products. An attacker logs in to the system as a user and send crafted packets to the affected products. Due to insufficient verification of the packets, successful exploit could cause a memory leak and eventual denial of service (DoS) condition. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-04225)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8201.

Huawei has released software updates to fix these vulnerabilities. This advisory is available at the following link:

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20170927-01-h323-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

MAX PRESENCE

V100R001C00

Upgrade to TP3206 V100R002C00SPC800

TP3106

V100R002C00

TP3206 V100R002C00SPC800

TP3206

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC800


HWPSIRT-2017-04136 and HWPSIRT-2017-04224:

By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can cause process reboot.

HWPSIRT-2017-04225:

By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can cause a memory leak and eventual denial of service (DoS) condition.

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

HWPSIRT-2017-04136,HWPSIRT-2017-04224 and HWPSIRT-2017-04225:

Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Temporal Score: 4.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2017-04136 and HWPSIRT-2017-04224:

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

An attacker could log in to the system as a user.

Vulnerability details:

There are two out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities in H323 protocol of Huawei products. An attacker logs in to the system as a user and send crafted packets to the affected products. Due to insufficient verification of the packets, successful exploit will cause process reboot.

HWPSIRT-2017-04225:

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

An attacker could log in to the system as a user.

Vulnerability details:

There is a memory leak vulnerability in H323 protocol of Huawei products. An attacker logs in to the system as a user and send crafted packets to the affected products. Due to insufficient verification of the packets, successful exploit could cause a memory leak and eventual denial of service (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/index.htm

This vulnerability was discovered by Huawei internal tester.

2017-09-27 V1.0 INITIAL

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