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Security Advisory - Buffer Overflow Vulnerability on Several Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180725-01-dos
  • Initial Release Date: Jul 25, 2018
  • Last Release Date: Aug 15, 2018

There is a buffer overflow vulnerability on madapt driver of several products. The driver does not sufficiently validate the input, an attacker could trick the user to install a malicious application which would send crafted parameters to the driver. Successful exploit could cause a denial of service condition. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2018-04103)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-7992.

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-20180725-01-dos-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

MediaPad M3

BTV-W09C128B353CUSTC128D001

BTV-W09C128B355CUSTC128D001

Mate 9 Pro

earlier versions than 8.0.0.356(C00)

8.0.0.356(C00)

P10 Plus

earlier versions than 8.0.0.357(C00)

8.0.0.357(C00)

Mate 9

earlier versions than 8.0.0.356(C00)

8.0.0.356(C00)

Successful exploit could cause a denial of service condition.


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 could trick the user to install a malicious application.

Vulnerability details:

The driver does not sufficiently validate the input, an attacker could trick the user to install a malicious application which would send crafted parameters to the driver. Successful exploit could cause a denial of service.


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

This vulnerability was reported to Huawei PSIRT by crixer(Jeha Kim). Huawei would like to thank crixer(Jeha Kim) for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.


2018-08-15 V1.1 UPDATED update the Software Versions and Fixes

2018-07-25 V1.0 INITIAL


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