There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Bluetooth module of some Huawei mobile phones. Due to insufficient input validation, an unauthenticated attacker may craft Bluetooth AVDTP/AVCTP messages after successful paring, causing buffer overflow. Successful exploit may cause code execution. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-09192)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17285.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
LON-AL00BC00B229 and earlier versions
Successful exploit may cause code execution.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 8.8 (AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Temporal Score: 8.2 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
1. The attacker could connect to the affected products by Bluetooth.
Due to insufficient input validation, an unauthenticated attacker may craft Bluetooth AVDTP/AVCTP messages after successful paring, causing buffer overflow. Successful exploit may cause code execution.
Mobile phones that support 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.
2018-01-29 V1.0 INITIAL
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