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Security Advisory - Resource Management Errors Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

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

The Light Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) clients of some Huawei products have a resource management errors vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker may make the LDAP server not respond to the client's request by controlling the LDAP server. Due to improper management of LDAP connection resource, a successful exploit may cause the connection resource exhausted of the LDAP client. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-01027)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17290.

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-ldap-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

TE60

V600R006C00

V600R006C00SPC300

ViewPoint 9030

V100R011C02

Upgrade to V100R011C03SPC700

V100R011C03

V100R011C03SPC700

Successful exploit may cause the connection resource exhausted of the LDAP client.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).

Base Score: 3.7 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Temporal Score: 3.5 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

1. The attacker gains access to the affected products network.

2. The LDAP function is configured in the affected product.

3. The LDAP server has been controlled by the attacker.

Vulnerability details:

An attacker may make the LDAP server not respond to the client's request. Due to improper management of LDAP connection resource, successful exploit will lead to the connection resource exhausted of the LDAP client.

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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