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Security Advisory-Multiple Vulnerabilities on Huawei P2 Smartphone

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20141202- P2
  • Initial Release Date: Dec 02, 2014
  • Last Release Date: Mar 11, 2015

This security advisory (SA) describes two vulnerabilities.

 

The decoder driver of P2 was found to allow any application to read or write to an arbitrary memory address. (HWPSIRT-2014-0401)

This Vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-2273.

The Kingsoft Office application comes installed on Huawei P2 devices. An attacker that can modify the traffic coming from the application’s Google Cloud Printing service can gain remote code execution in the context of the application. (HWPSIRT-2014-0402)

This Vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-2271.

Product Name

Affected Version

Solved version

P2-6011

Eariler than V100R001C00B043 versions

V100R001C00B043

HWPSIRT-2014-0401: This allows any application running on the device to escalate privileges to root, and can read or write to an arbitrary memory address.

HWPSIRT-2014-0402: An attacker can execute code remotely on the victim’s device with the permissions of the Kingsoft Office application.

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

HWPSIRT-2014-0401:

Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Temporal Score: 7.7 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 7.7

HWPSIRT-2014-0402:

Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Temporal Score: 5.6 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 5.6

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades, or obtain them through Huawei worldwide website at http://support.huawei.com/support/.

For TAC contact information, please refer to the following links:

TAC for Terminal Customers:

http://www.huaweidevice.com/worldwide/netWorkPoint.do?method=index&directoryId=40


This vulnerability is disclosed by MWR infoSecurity Labs. Huawei PSIRT is not aware of any malicious use of the vulnerabilities described in this advisory. Huawei express our appreciation for MWR infoSecurity Labs’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.


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