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Security Advisory - Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in Huawei LogCenter

  • SA No:Huawei-SA-20151202-01-LogCenter
  • Initial Release Date: Dec 02, 2015
  • Last Release Date: Dec 02, 2015

Huawei LogCenter has a privilege escalation vulnerability. After login to the LogCenter, a low privileged attacker can tamper with requests using a tool and submit the request to the server for privilege escalation, affecting some system functions. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2015-09020)

This vulnerability has been assigned Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8671.

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-464243.htm

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

LogCenter

V100R001C10

V100R001C10SPC300B018

The attacker can exploit this vulnerability to escalate privileges and affect some system functions.

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. Prerequisite:

The attacker has logged in to the device.

 

2. Attacking procedure:

Huawei LogCenter has a vulnerability in the user authentication function. An attacker can tamper with requests and submit the requests to a server for privilege escalation, affecting some system functions. 

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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