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Security Advisory - Out-of-bounds Read Vulnerability in Gauss100 OLTP Database of Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20190925-01-database
  • Initial Release Date: Sep 25, 2019
  • Last Release Date: Sep 25, 2019

There is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the Gauss100 OLTP database of some Huawei products due to the insufficient checks of the specific packet length. Attackers can construct invalid packets to attack the active and standby communication channels. Successful exploit of this vulnerability could allow the attacker to crash the database on the standby node. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-09046)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5289.

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-20190925-01-database-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

ManageOne

6.5.0

Upgrade to 6.5.1


Successful exploit of this vulnerability could allow the attacker to crash the database on the standby node.


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

Base Score: 5.9 (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H) 

Temporal Score: 5.5 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C) Overall Score: 5.5

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

The attacker can access the active and standby communication channels.  

Vulnerability details:  

Attackers can construct invalid packets to attack the active and standby communication channels. Successful exploit of this vulnerability could allow the attacker to crash the database on the standby node.

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 discovered by Huawei internal tester.
2019-09-25 V1.0 INITIAL

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