There is a use-after-free (UAF) vulnerability in some Huawei smart phone. An authenticated, local attacker may perform specific operations to exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may tamper with the information to affect the availability. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2019-12405)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-9065.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Versions earlier than 10.0.0.203(C00E201R7P2)
By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can affect the availability.
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:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
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 can access the device.
There is a use-after-free (UAF) vulnerability in some Huawei smart phone. An authenticated, local attacker may perform specific operations to exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may tamper with the information to affect the availability.
Smart phones that support 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.
2020-03-25 V1.0 INITIAL
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