There is a lock-screen bypass vulnerability in Huawei Mate RS smartphones. An attacker could unlock and use the phone through certain operations. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2018-06108)
This vulnerability has been assigned a CVE ID: CVE-2018-7929.
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-20180914-01-smartphone-en
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
Attacker gets the smart phone device.
There is a lock-screen bypass vulnerability in Huawei Mate RS smartphones. An attacker could unlock and use the phone through certain operations.
This vulnerability was reported to Huawei PSIRT by Ma Zhuo from Tencent Security Xuanwu Lab. Huawei would like to thank Ma Zhuo for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.
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