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Security Advisory-Multiple Vulnerabilities in the RomPager Component of Home Gateway

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20141219- RomPager
  • Initial Release Date: Dec 19, 2014
  • Last Release Date: Dec 24, 2014

RomPager is the embedded web server from AllegroSoft. RomPager component has two vulnerabilities. Some Huawei Home Gateway products use RomPager component and are affected by these two vulnerabilities.  


RomPager Authentication Security Bypass –Misfortune Cookie: The vulnerability is due to an insecure design in the RomPager Server. Remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to access the RomPager web-server under administrator privileges. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2014-1137)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-9222.


RomPager Authorization Buffer-Overflow Denial of Service: A buffer-overflow vulnerability exist in RomPager Web Server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the vulnerable server causing a denial of service. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2014-1211)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-9223.

Product Name

Affected Version

Solved version


HG530 V100R001C10B023 and earlier versions

HG530 V100R001C10B025


HG520c V100R001C10B025 and earlier versions

HG520c V100R001C10B027

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow attackers to determine the ‘fortune’ of a request by manipulating cookies. Attackers can send specially crafted HTTP cookies that exploit the vulnerability to corrupt memory and alter the application state.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv2 scoring system (


Base Score: 9.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)

Temporal Score: 7.4 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)



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

Temporal Score: 6.4(E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

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Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at

This vulnerability was reported privately to Huawei by Lior Oppenheim of Check Point Software Technologies. Huawei expresses our appreciation for Lior Oppenheim’s coordinated vulnerability disclosure with Huawei.

Huawei PSIRT is not aware of any malicious use of the vulnerabilities described in this advisory.

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2014-12-24 V1.1 UPDATED HG520c Release the Fixed Version

2014-12-19 V1.0 INITIAL

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