There is an insufficient verification vulnerability in several smartphones. The system does not verify certain parameters sufficiently, an attacker should connect to the phone and gain high privilege to launch the attack, successful exploit could cause malicious code execution. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-06028)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5229.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Versions earlier than ELLE-AL00B 188.8.131.52(C00E190R2P1)
Successful exploit could cause malicious code execution.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 6.1 (AV:P/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Temporal Score: 5.9 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker should connect to the phone and gain high privilege to launch the attack.
The system does not verify certain parameters sufficiently, an attacker should connect to the phone and gain high privilege to launch the attack, successful exploit could cause malicious code execution.
The product that supports automatic update will receive a system update prompt. You can install the update to fix the vulnerability.
This vulnerability was discovered by Huawei internal tester.
2019-09-25 V1.0 INITIAL
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