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Security Notice – Statement About Grsecurity's Vulnerability Disclosure Regarding HKSP

  • Initial Release Date: May 11, 2020
  • Last Release Date: May 11, 2020

Following the Grsecurity's website report that the HKSP patchset introduced a trivially exploitable vulnerability, Huawei started investigation immediately.

The analysis shows that the patch code is neither used in any Huawei product nor officially released by Huawei. It is only the demo code used by an individual for technical discussion with the open source community Openwall.


Huawei has strict product code quality requirements and stringent management and process requirements for official release in the open source community.

2020-05-11 FINAL


Huawei adheres to protecting the ultimate interests of users with best efforts and the principle of responsible disclosure and deal with product security issues through our response mechanism.

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Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to get necessary support for product security vulnerabilities. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at: http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.