There is a denial of service vulnerability on Huawei Smartphones. An attacker could make an loop exit condition that cannot be reached by sending the crafted 3GPP message. Successful exploit could cause the device to reboot. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-09085)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-15345.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Successful exploit could cause the device to reboot.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 5.3 (AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Temporal Score: 4.9 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker forges a base station.
An attacker could make an loop exit condition that cannot be reached by sending the crafted 3GPP message. Successful exploit could cause the device to reboot.
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.
2017-11-08 V1.0 INITIAL
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