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Security Advisory - Two Vulnerabilities in Huawei eSpace Product

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20181114-02-espace
  • Initial Release Date: Nov 14, 2018
  • Last Release Date: Nov 14, 2018

There is a short key vulnerability in Huawei eSpace product. An unauthenticated, remote attacker launches man-in-the-middle attack to intercept and decrypt the call information when the user enables SRTP to make a call. Successful exploitation may cause sensitive information leak. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2018-07153)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-7959.

There is a SRTP icon display vulnerability in Huawei eSpace product. An unauthenticated, remote attacker launches man-in-the-middle attack to intercept the packets in non-secure transmission mode. Successful exploitation may intercept and tamper with the call information, eventually cause sensitive information leak. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2018-07154)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-7960.

Huawei has released software updates to fix these vulnerabilities. This advisory is available at the following link:

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20181114-02-espace-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

eSpace 7950

V200R003C30

V200R003C30SPCh00




HWPSIRT-2018-07153:

By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can cause sensitive information leak.

HWPSIRT-2018-07154:

By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can intercept and tamper with the call information.


The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).

HWPSIRT-2018-07153 and HWPSIRT-2018-07154:

Base Score: 4.8 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Temporal Score: 4.5 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

HWPSIRT-2018-07153:

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

SRTP is enabled by user to make a call.

Vulnerability details:

There is a short key vulnerability in Huawei eSpace product. An unauthenticated, remote attacker launches man-in-the-middle attack to intercept and decrypt the call information when the user enables SRTP to make a call. Successful exploitation may cause sensitive information leak.

HWPSIRT-2018-07154:

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

Secure transmission mode is not enabled.

Vulnerability details:

There is a SRTP icon display vulnerability in Huawei eSpace product. An unauthenticated, remote attacker launches man-in-the-middle attack to intercept the packets in non-secure transmission mode. Successful exploitation may intercept and tamper with the call information, eventually cause sensitive information leak.

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.

This vulnerability was reported to Huawei PSIRT by Alexander Traud of www.traud.de. Huawei would like to thank Alexander Traud for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.



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