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Security Advisory - VCN500 SQL Injection Vulnerability

  • SA No:SA No: Huawei-SA-20151126-03-VCN500
  • Initial Release Date: Nov 26, 2015
  • Last Release Date: Nov 26, 2015

The operation and maintenance unit (OMU) of Huawei VCN500 (Video Cloud Node) does not validate parameters of received HTTP requests, which allows an attacker to launch the SQL injection attack against VCN500 by sending manually crafted packets. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2015-09016)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8334.

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

http://www.huawei.com/en/security/psirt/security-bulletins/security-advisories/hw-463072.htm


Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

VCN500

V100R002C00SPC200B010

V100R002C00SPC201

V100R002C00SPC200


By exploiting this vulnerability, the attacker can obtain user data from VCN500 or perform illegitimate operations.

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

Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Temporal Score: 5.4 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

1. Prerequisites:

The attacker logs in to VCN500 as an authorized user.

2. Attacking procedure:

The attacker crafts special HTTP requests and sends them to VCN500 OMU.

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.


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