There is a privilege escalation vulnerability in Huawei PCManager products. An authenticated, local attacker can perform specific operation to exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may cause the attacker to obtain a higher privilege. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-10117)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-1844.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Versions earlier than 10.0.5.51
By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can obtain a higher privilege.
The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).
Base Score: 6.7 (AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Temporal Score: 6.2 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)
Overall Score: 6.2
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker can access to the system.
There is a privilege escalation vulnerability in Huawei PCManager products. An authenticated, local attacker can perform specific operation to exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may cause the attacker to obtain a higher privilege.
The product that supports automatic update will receive a system update prompt. You can install the update to fix the vulnerability.
This vulnerabilities were reported to Huawei PSIRT by Hou JingYi (@hjy79425575) of Qihoo 360 CERT. Huawei would like to thank Hou JingYi for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.
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