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Security Advisory-CSRF Vulnerability in Huawei HiLink Products

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20140806-01-HiLink
  • Initial Release Date: Aug 06, 2014
  • Last Release Date: Nov 20, 2014

Several Huawei HiLink products have the CSRF Vulnerability. When users use these devices to visit websites that contain malicious scripts, the malicious scripts can exploit the vulnerability to change the configurations or use the functions of products. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2014-0243)

This Vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-5395.

Product name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

E3276

E3276s-150TCPU-22.265.03.00.00
WEBUI-13.100.09.00.03

E3276sTCPU-V200R002B470D13SP00C00
E3276sWebUI-V100R007B100D03SP01C03

E3236

E3236s-2TCPU-22.146.29.00.00
WEBUI-13.100.10.00.03

E3236sTCPU-V200R002B146D41SP00C00
E3236sWebUI-V100R007B100D03SP01C03

E5180s-22

E5180s-22TCPU-21.270.05.01.00

E5180s-22B710C0update_21.270.21.00.00.gz

E586Bs-2

E586Bs-2TCPU-21.322.08.00.889

E586Bs-2TCPU-21.322.10.00.889

Attackers can change the configuration or use the functions (such as sending SMS) of products.

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

Base Score: 5.1 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Temporal Score: 4.2 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C
Attackers can create a website that contains malicious scripts and lure users to the website. After users visit the website and execute the malicious scripts, the malicious scripts can send illegitimate posts from the computers of the users to change the configurations or use the functions of the products.
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 reported firstly by Andreas Lindh and later by Juraj Kosik. Huawei PSIRT is not aware of any malicious use of the vulnerability described in this advisory.

Huawei express our appreciation for Andreas Lindh and Juraj Kosik’s concerns on Huawei products. 

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.


2014-11-20 V1.4 UPDATED Update the Software Versions and Fixes

2014-11-14 V1.3 UPDATED Update the Software Versions and Fixes

2014-08-25 V1.2 UPDATED Update the information of CVE-ID

2014-08-08 V1.1 UPDATED Update the Software Versions and Fixes

2014-08-06 V1.0 INITIAL

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