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Security Advisory - Input Validation Vulnerability in Huawei VP9660 Products

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20151111-01-VP9660
  • Initial Release Date: Nov 11, 2015
  • Last Release Date: Nov 18, 2015

VP9660 is the multi-point control unit of Huawei Video Conference system.

The server of the Huawei VP9660 does not validate the input when using build-in WebServer. In such case, an attacker could log in to the device as an business administrator, graft a message to change the specific information, and send them to the server to inject malicious commands, leading to information leakage or device unavailability. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2015-08039)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8227.

Huawei has released software updates to fix these vulnerabilities. This advisory is available at the following link:

http://www.huawei.com/en/security/psirt/security-bulletins/security-advisories/hw-461216.htm

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

VP9660

V200R001C01

Upgrade to V200R001C30SPC700

V200R001C02

V200R001C30

V200R001C30SPC700


This vulnerability can be exploited by attackers to inject malicious commands to make information leaking or the device unavailable. 


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

Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Temporal Score: 7.0 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)


Prerequisite:

  1. The attacker logs in to the VP9660 as an business administrator.
  2. The vulnerability exists when VP9660 uses a built-in WebServer.

Attacking procedure:

The attacker logs in to the VP9660 as a business administrator. The attacker grafts a message to change the specific information and sends them to the server. The server does not validate the input parameters completely. Then, the attacker can inject malicious commands to make information leaking or the device unavailable.


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 by Huawei internal tester. 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.


2015-11-18 V1.1 UPDATED Assigned a CVE ID to the vulnerability

2015-11-11 V1.0 INITIAL


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