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Security Advisory - XSS Vulnerability in Huawei HedEx products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20190605-01-hedex
  • Initial Release Date: Jun 05, 2019
  • Last Release Date: Jun 05, 2019

There is a reflection XSS vulnerability in the HedEx products. Remote attackers send malicious links to users and trick users to click. Successfully exploit cloud allow the attacker to initiate XSS attacks. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2018-12124)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5286.

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-20190605-01-hedex-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

HedEx Lite

Versions earlier than V200R006C00SPC007

V200R006C00SPC007


Successfully exploit cloud allow the attacker to initiate XSS attacks.


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

Base Score: 6.1 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Temporal Score: 5.7 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 5.7


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

The remote attacker successfully tricks the user to open the constructed malicious link.

Vulnerability details:

Remote attackers send malicious links to users and trick users to click. Successfully exploit cloud allow the attacker to initiate XSS attacks.


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 Kai Zhao of 3H Security Team. Huawei would like to thank Kai Zhao for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.


2019-06-05 V1.0 INITIAL


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