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Security Advisory - Permission Control Vulnerability in Huawei Video Application

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180307-01-hicinema
  • Initial Release Date: Mar 07, 2018
  • Last Release Date: Mar 07, 2018

There is a permission control vulnerability in Huawei video applications. Due to improper verification of specific infterface, an attacker who is on the same network with the user can obtain some information through a man-in-the-middle attack. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2018-02026)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-17325.

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-20180307-01-hicinema-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

HiCinema

8.0.3.308

Upgrade to 8.0.5.304

8.0.4.300

An attacker could obtain some information through a man-in-the-middle attack.


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:L/I:N/A:N)

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


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

The attacker is on the same network with the user.

Vulnerability details:

Due to improper verification of specific infterface, an attacker who is on the same network with the user can obtain some information through a man-in-the-middle attack.


Customers should get the newest version from Huawei HiAPP and install it to fix the vulnerability.

This vulnerability was discovered by Huawei internal tester.
2018-03-07 V1.0 INITIAL

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