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Security Advisory - DoS Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20191204-02-dos
  • Initial Release Date: Dec 04, 2019
  • Last Release Date: Jan 08, 2020

Some Huawei products have a DoS security vulnerability. Attackers with certain permissions perform specific operations on affected devices. Because the pointer in the program is not processed properly, the vulnerability can be exploited to cause the device to be abnormal. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-04202)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5290.

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-20191204-02-dos-en


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

IPS Module

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC200

NGFW Module

V500R002C00SPC200

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC200

NIP6300

V500R001C30SPC200

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC200

NIP6600

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC200

V500R001C30SPC200

S5700

V200R005C00SPC500

Upgrade to V2R5SPH026

V200R005C02

V200R005C03

V200R006C00SPC100

Upgrade to V2R11C10

V200R006C00SPC300

V200R006C00SPC500

V200R007C00SPC100

V200R007C00SPC500

V200R008C00

S6700

V200R005C00SPC500

Upgrade to V2R5SPH026

V200R005C01

V200R005C02

V200R008C00

Upgrade to V2R11C10

Secospace AntiDDoS8000

V500R001C20SPC200

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC300

V500R001C20SPC300

V500R001C20SPC500

V500R001C20SPC600

Secospace USG6300

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC200

V500R001C30SPC200

Secospace USG6500

V500R001C30SPC100

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC200

V500R001C30SPC200

Secospace USG6600

V500R001C30SPC200

Upgrade to V500R005C00SPC200



An attacker may exploit the vulnerability to cause the device abnormal.


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

Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Temporal Score: 4.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 4.0


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

1. The attacker gains the access of the affected device.

Vulnerability details:

Some Huawei products have a DoS security vulnerability. Attackers with certain permissions perform specific operations on affected devices. Because the pointer in the program is not processed properly, the vulnerability can be exploited to cause the device to be abnormal.


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.


2020-01-08 V1.1 UPDATED Updated the "Software Versions and Fixes" section;

2019-12-04 V1.0 INITIAL

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