Denial of service in Huawei CloudEngine 12800



Published: 2019-12-04
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-5248
CWE-ID CWE-401
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Huawei CloudEngine 12800
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Memory leak

EUVDB-ID: #VU23398

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-5248

CWE-ID: CWE-401 - Improper Release of Memory Before Removing Last Reference ('Memory Leak')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due memory leak after the device uses the specific packet. A remote attacker on the local network can send a large number of specific packets and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei CloudEngine 12800: V200R001C00SPC600 - V200R002C50SPC800PWE


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20191204-03-dos-en

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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