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Security Advisory-Improper Input Validation Vulnerability on Multiple Quidway Switch Products

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20140423-01-Quidway
  • Initial Release Date: Apr 23, 2014
  • Last Release Date: May 13, 2014

Reported by the internal R&D engineers, several switch products does not validate the input properly. This vulnerability enables attacker to launch DoS attack by crafting and sending malformed packet to these vulnerable products (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2014-0301).

This Vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-3224.

Product Name

Vulnerable Versions

Quidway S9700

V200R003C00SPC500

Quidway S9300

V200R003C00SPC500

Quidway S7700

V200R003C00SPC500

Quidway S6700

V200R003C00SPC300

Quidway S6300

V200R003C00SPC300

Quidway S5700

V200R003C00SPC300

Quidway S5300

V200R003C00SPC300


Once exploited, the vulnerability might cause a excessive resource (e.g. memory) consumption of the vulnerable system and even cause the system to restart in serious cases.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv2 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/).

Base Score: 7.8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Temporal Score: 6.1 (E:P/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisite:

a)IP connection is established

b)The equipment is functioned as a client

 

2. Attacking procedure:

Craft and send malformed packets.

Product name

Fixed version

Version Status

Quidway S9700

V200R003SPH005

Released

Quidway S9300

V200R003SPH005

Released

Quidway S7700

V200R003SPH005

Released

Quidway S6700

V200R003SPH005

Released

Quidway S6300

V200R003SPH005

Released

Quidway S5700

V200R003SPH005

Released

Quidway S5300

V200R003SPH005

Released


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/security/psirt/report-vulnerabilities/index.htm.


This vulnerability is found by Huawei R&D engineers. The Huawei PSIRT is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability described in this advisory.

For security problems about Huawei products and solutions, please contactPSIRT@huawei.com.

For general problems about Huawei products and solutions, please directly contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the configuration or technical assistance.


2014-05-13 V1.1 FINAL

2014-04-23 V1.0 INITIAL

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