There is an information disclosure vulnerability on Secure Input of certain Huawei smartphones. The Secure Input does not properly limit certain system privilege, an attacker tricks the user to install a malicious application, successful exploit could result in information disclosure. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-04106)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5222.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Honor Magic 2
Versions earlier than Tony-AL00B 18.104.22.168(C00E214R2P1)
Successful exploit could result in information disclosure.
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:H/I:N/A:N)
Temporal Score: 5.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker tricks the user to install a malicious application.
The Secure Input does not properly limit certain privilege, an attacker tricks the user to install a malicious application, successful exploit could result in information disclosure.
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 an external security researcher. Huawei would like to thank this researcher for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.
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