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Security Advisory - Information Leak Vulnerability in Huawei FusionSphere Openstack

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20171025-01-openstack
  • Initial Release Date: Oct 25, 2017
  • Last Release Date: Nov 10, 2017

There is an information leak vulnerability in Huawei FusionSphere Openstack. Due to an incorrect configuration item, the information transmitted by a transmission channel is not encrypted. An attacker accessing the internal network may obtain sensitive information transmitted. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-07079)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-8168.

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

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

FusionSphere OpenStack


Upgrade to V100R006C10SPC200



An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information transmitted.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (
Base Score: 4.3 (AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Temporal Score: 4.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker can access the internal network of the FusionSphere Openstack.

Vulnerability details:
Due to an incorrect configuration item, the information transmitted by a transmission channel is not encrypted. An attacker accessing the internal network may obtain sensitive information transmitted.

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at

This vulnerability was discovered by Huawei internal tester.
2017-11-10 V1.1 UPDATE Update the affected product list

2017-10-25 V1.0 INITIAL

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