There is a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Huawei PCManager product. 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-2020-02134)
This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-1845.
Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:
Resolved Product and Version
Versions earlier than 10.0.5.53
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)
This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:
The attacker can access to the system.
There is a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Huawei PCManager product. An authenticated, local attacker can perform specific operation to exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may cause the attacker to obtain a higher privilege.
The devices 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.
2020-04-22 V1.0 INITIAL
Huawei adheres to protecting the ultimate interests of users with best efforts and the principle of responsible disclosure and deal with product security issues through our response mechanism.
To enjoy Huawei PSIRT services and obtain Huawei product vulnerability information, please visit http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt.
To report a security vulnerability in Huawei products and solutions, please send it to PSIRT@huawei.com. For details, please visit http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.