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Security Advisory - Use of a Risky Cryptographic Algorithm Vulnerability on Several Products

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

There is a use of a broken or risky cryptographic algorithm vulnerability on several products. The software uses risky cryptographic algorithm in SSL. This is dangerous because a remote unauthenticated attacker could use well-known techniques to break the algorithm. Successful exploit could result in the exposure of sensitive information. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-04149)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17167.

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-ssl-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

DP300

V500R002C00

V500R002C00SPCb00

TP3206

V100R002C00

V100R002C00SPC800

ViewPoint 9030

V100R011C02

Upgrade to V100R011C03SPC800

V100R011C03

V100R011C03SPC800

Successful exploit could result in the exposure of sensitive information.

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:H/I:N/A:N)

Temporal Score: 5.5 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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

The attacker accesses the victim's network.

Vulnerability details:

The software uses risky cryptographic algorithm in SSL. This is dangerous because a remote unauthenticated attacker could use well-known techniques to break the algorithm. Successful exploit could result in the exposure of sensitive information.

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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