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Security Advisory - Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Some Microsoft Windows Systems

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20190529-01-windows
  • Initial Release Date: May 29, 2019
  • Last Release Date: Jun 05, 2019

Microsoft released a security advisory to disclose a remote code execution vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services. An unauthenticated attacker connects to the target system using RDP and sends specially crafted requests to exploit the vulnerability. Successful exploit may cause arbitrary code execution on the target system. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-05133)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-0708.

Huawei has released solutions to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link: 

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20190529-01-windows-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

eSpace ECS

V300R001C00

Follow the Microsoft security advisory to implement patch or workaround

OceanStor 18500/18800/18800F

V100R001

Follow the Microsoft security advisory, download the Windows patch and upload it to the SVP for installation.

SMC2.0

V500R002C00

Follow the Microsoft security advisory to implement patch or workaround

V600R006C00

Huawei intelligent computing rack, blade, high-density, and KunLun servers that run the Windows operating system

Run the Windows operating system

Follow the Microsoft security advisory to implement patch or workaround



An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The severity of the vulnerability in this advisory has been assessed by the Common Vulnerability Scoring System Version 3.0 (CVSS v3 Specification Document).

Base Score: 9.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Temporal Score: 9.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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

1. The attacker gains the access of the affected products.

Vulnerability details:

Microsoft released a security advisory to disclose a remote code execution vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services. An unauthenticated attacker connects to the target system using RDP and sends specially crafted requests to exploit the vulnerability. Successful exploit may cause arbitrary code execution on the target system.

The Microsoft security advisory is available at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0708
Customers can deploy Huawei NGFWs (Next Generation Firewall) or data center firewalls, and upgrade the IPS signature database to the latest version (SignatureID:504620,504621) released on May 23, 2019 to detect and defend against the vulnerability exploits initiated from the Internet.

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 disclosed by Microsoft.

2019-06-05 V1.1 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section;

2019-05-29 V1.0 INITIAL

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