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Security Advisory - Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20171215-01-overflow
  • Initial Release Date: Dec 15, 2017
  • Last Release Date: Dec 15, 2017

There is buffer overflow vulnerability in some Huawei products. An unauthenticated, remote attacker may send specially crafted certificates to the affected products. Due to insufficient validation of the certificates, successful exploit may cause buffer overflow and some service abnormal. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-07013)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17298.

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-20171215-01-overflow-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

AR120-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR1200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C13

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR1200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR150

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR150-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR160

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C12

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR2200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C13

V200R006C16

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR2200-S

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR3200

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C11

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R007C02

V200R008C00

V200R008C10

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

AR3600

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C01

V200R008C20

AR510

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R006C12

V200R006C13

V200R006C15

V200R006C16

V200R006C17

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

DP300

V500R002C00

V500R002C00SPCb00

NetEngine16EX

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

RP200

V500R002C00

Upgrade to TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

V600R006C00

TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

SRG1300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

SRG2300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R007C02

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

SRG3300

V200R006C10

Upgrade to V200R009C00

V200R007C00

V200R008C20

V200R008C30

TE30

V100R001C02

Upgrade to TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

V100R001C10

V500R002C00

V600R006C00

TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

TE40

V500R002C00

Upgrade to TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

V600R006C00

TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

TE50

V500R002C00

Upgrade to TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

V600R006C00

TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

TE60

V100R001C01

Upgrade to TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

V100R001C10

V500R002C00

V600R006C00

TEX0[1] V600R006C00SPC400

TP3106

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC800

TP3206

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC800

V100R002C10

ViewPoint 9030

V100R011C02

Upgrade to V100R011C03SPC800

V100R011C03

V100R011C03SPC800

Note:

[1] RP200, TE30, TE40, TE50,TE60 and TX50 are included in the TEX0 software package.


Successful exploit may cause buffer overflow and some service abnormal.

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

Base Score: 5.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Temporal Score: 4.9 (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.

Vulnerability details:

An unauthenticated, remote attacker may send specially crafted certificates to the affected products. Due to insufficient validation of the certificates, successful exploit may cause buffer overflow and some service abnormal.

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.

2017-12-15 V1.0 INITIAL

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