Security Advisory - Insufficient Authentication Vulnerability in some Huawei Band Products

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20221130-01-c7f72ffb-en
  • Initial Release Date: 2022.11.23
  • Last Release Date: 2022.11.23

There is an insufficient authentication vulnerability in some Huawei band products. Successful exploit could allow the attacker to spoof then connect to the band. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2022-85585)

This vulnerability has been assigned a (CVE) ID: CVE-2022-41579



Affected Product

Affected Version

Resolved Version

HOTA-Fara-B19

11.1.2.40-fullpackage-OTA

Fara-B19 11.1.5.8

 

Successful exploit could allow the attacker to spoof then connect to the band.

The severity of the vulnerability in this advisory has been assessed by the Common Vulnerability Scoring System Version 3.0 (CVSS v3 Specification Document).

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

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

Overall Score: 6.6

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

The attacker could fake certain credential then spoof the band.

 

Vulnerability details:

There is an insufficient authentication vulnerability in some Huawei band products. The band does not sufficiently authenticate the device try to connect to it in certain scenario. Successful exploit could allow the attacker to spoof then connect to the band.

The product that supports automatic update will receive a system update prompt. You can install the update to fix the vulnerability.

The vulnerability was discovered by an external researcher.

2022-11-23 V1.0 Initial Release;

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