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Security Advisory - Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20171213-01-ike
  • Initial Release Date: Dec 13, 2017
  • Last Release Date: Dec 13, 2017

Some Huawei products have a buffer overflow vulnerability due to incomplete range checks of the input data. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious IKE packets to the targeted device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the device to write out of bound and restart. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-02047)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17160.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability.
This advisory is available at the following link: 
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20171213-01-ike-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

AR120-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

AR1200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R006C13

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

AR1200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

AR150

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

AR150-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

AR160

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R006C12

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

AR200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

AR200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

AR2200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R006C13

V200R006C16PWE

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

AR2200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

AR3200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R006C11

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

AR3600

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

AR510

V200R006C12

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R006C13

V200R006C15

V200R006C16

V200R006C17

V200R007C00

NetEngine16EX

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

SRG1300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

SRG2300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

SRG3300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R008SPH003

V200R007C00

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to make the device write out of bound and restart.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 5.9 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Temporal Score: 5.5 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker can impersonate a legitimate peer end device and access to the target device.
Vulnerability details:
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malicious IKE packets to the targeted device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the device to write out of bound and restart.

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.
2017-12-13 V1.0 INITIAL

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