There is a memory leak vulnerability in several Huawei products. The software does not release allocated memory properly when parse XML Schema data. An authenticated attacker could upload a crafted XML file, successful exploit could cause the system service abnormal since run out of memory. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-08073)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17329.
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 system service abnormal since run out of memory.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 3.3 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Temporal Score: 3.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker logs in the system.
The software does not release allocated memory properly when parse XML Schema data. An authenticated attacker could upload a crafted XML file, successful exploit could cause the system service abnormal since run out of memory.
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.
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