Security Advisory - Out-of-bounds Read and Write Vulnerability in Some Huawei Headset Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20220826-01-outofboundread
  • Initial Release Date: 2022.09.01
  • Last Release Date: 2022.09.01

There is an out-of-bounds read and write vulnerability in some headset products. An unauthenticated attacker gets the device physically and crafts malformed message with specific parameter and sends the message to the affected products. Due to insufficient validation of message, which may be exploited to cause out-of-bounds read and write. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2020-87976)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-36602.

For products that have released software updates to fix this vulnerability, Huawei will release and update the Security Advisory at:

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20220826-01-outofboundread-en


Affected Product

Affected Version

Resolved Version

576up005 HOTA-CM-H-Shark-BD

1.0.0.576-fullpackage

CM-H-Shark-BD 1.0.0.612

577HOTA-CM-H-Shark-BD

1.0.0.577-fullpackage

CM-H-Shark-BD 1.0.0.612

581up-HOTA-CM-H-Shark-BD

1.0.0.581-fullpackage

CM-H-Shark-BD 1.0.0.612

586-HOTA-CM-H-Shark-BD

1.0.0.586-fullpackage

CM-H-Shark-BD 1.0.0.612

588-HOTA-CM-H-Shark-BD

1.0.0.588-fullpackage

CM-H-Shark-BD 1.0.0.612

606-HOTA-CM-H-Shark-BD

1.0.0.606-fullpackage

CM-H-Shark-BD 1.0.0.612

BI-ACC-REPORT

1.0.0.1

CM-H-Shark-BD 1.0.0.612

1.0.0.2

1.0.0.3

1.0.0.4

1.0.0.5

CM-H-Shark-BD

1.0.0.106

1.0.0.612

1.0.0.116

1.0.0.202

1.0.0.208

1.0.0.216

1.0.0.226

1.0.0.228

1.0.0.510

1.0.0.520

1.0.0.522

1.0.0.566

1.0.0.576

1.0.0.578

1.0.0.586

1.0.0.588

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP11)

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP15)

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP17)

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP21)

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP27)

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP29)

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP31)

1.0.0.66(VN2-SP33)

1.9.0.208

1.9.0.612

1.9.0.216

1.9.0.226

1.9.0.228

1.9.0.510

1.9.0.520

1.9.0.522

1.9.0.566

1.9.0.578

1.0.0.612

1.9.0.586

1.9.0.612

1.9.0.588


By exploiting this vulnerability, the attacker can cause out-of-bounds read and write.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).

Base Score: 7.1 (AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:H)

Temporal Score: 6.6 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

The attacker gains the device and can access to device.

Vulnerability details:

An unauthenticated attacker gets the device physically and crafts malformed message with specific parameter and sends the message to the affected products. Due to insufficient validation of message, which may be exploited to cause out-of-bounds read and write.


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/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.

This vulnerability was reported to Huawei PSIRT by Wen Guanxing. Huawei would like to thank Wen Guanxing for working with us and coordinated vulnerability disclosure to protect our customers.


2022-09-01 V1.0 INITIAL


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