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Security Advisory - DoS Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180124-01-dos
  • Initial Release Date: Jan 24, 2018
  • Last Release Date: Jan 24, 2018

There is a DoS vulnerability in some Huawei products. Due to insufficient input validation, an attacker could trick a user to execute a malicious application, which could be exploited by attacker to launch DoS attacks. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-05107)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17201.
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-20180124-01-dos-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

BTV-EMUI5.0

BTV-DL09C233B350

BTV-DL09C233B356

Berlin-EMUI5.0

Berlin-L21HNC432B360

Berlin-L21HNC432B365

Berlin-L22HNC636B360

Berlin-L22HNC636B372

Berlin-L24HNC567B360

Berlin-L24HNC567B366

Berlin-L21

Berlin-L21C10B130

Berlin-L21C10B371

Berlin-L21C185B132

Berlin-L21C185B133

Berlin-L21C464B130

Berlin-L21C464B135

Berlin-L22

Berlin-L22C346B140

Berlin-L22C346B380

Berlin-L22C636B160

Berlin-L22C636B167

Berlin-L23

Berlin-L23C605B131

Berlin-L23C605B141

Berlin-L23DOMC109B160

Berlin-L23DOMC109B162

MHA-AL00A

MHA-AL00AC00B125

MHA-AL00C00B213

By exploiting this vulnerability, the attacker can perform a DoS attack.
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:N/UI:R/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 tricks a user to execute a malicious application.
Vulnerability details:
Due to insufficient input validation, an attacker could trick a user to execute a malicious application, which could be exploited by attacker to launch DoS attacks.

The product that supports automatic update will receive a system update prompt. You can install the update to fix the vulnerability.

This vulnerability was discovered by Huawei internal tester.
2018-01-24 V1.0 INITIAL

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