There is an improper authentication vulnerability in some Huawei smartphones. Successful exploitation may cause the attacker to access specific components. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-07245)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5233.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can access specific components.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 4.4 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Temporal Score: 4.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
Overall Score: 4.1
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker has successfully tricked a user into installing the malicious application.
There is an improper authentication vulnerability in some Huawei smartphones. Successful exploitation may cause the attacker to access specific components.
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.
2019-10-30 V1.0 INITIAL
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