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Security Advisory-Resource Management Vulnerability in the AR1220

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20150318-01-AR1220
  • Initial Release Date: Mar 18, 2015
  • Last Release Date: Mar 18, 2015

Under Specifically configurations in the AR1220, An attacker sends massive traffic to the FE port from the GE port on the main board. As a result, the interface board resets unexpectedly. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2014-1298).

This Vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-2255.

Product name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

AR1220

V200R005C00SPC200

V200R005SPH006

V200R005C10SPC500

V200R005C20SPC100

V200R005C20SPC200

The attack causes the interface board to reset, affecting traffic forwarding.

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

Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Temporal Score: 4.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisite:

The attacker gains access to the network.

2. Attacking procedure:

Under Specifically configurations, An attacker sends massive traffic to the FE port from the GE port on the main board. 

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 was found by Huawei internal tester. Huawei PSIRT is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability described in this advisory.

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