There is an Out-of-Bounds memory access vulnerability in Huawei FireWall products due to insufficient verification. An authenticated local attacker can make processing crash by executing some commands. The attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-06146)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17163.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Upgrade to V500R001C60SPC300+ V500R001SPH012
The attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to cause a denial of service.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 5.5 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Temporal Score: 5.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker has logged in to the system as an operator.
There is an Out-of-Bounds memory access vulnerability in Huawei FireWall products due to insufficient verification. An authenticated local attacker can make processing crash by executing some commands. The attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
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.
2017-12-28 V1.1 UPDATE Update the "Software Versions and Fixes" segment
2017-12-13 V1.0 INITIAL
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