Improper authentication in Huawei E5572-855

Published: 2019-12-05
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-5253
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Huawei E5572-855
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU23417

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-5253

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected device does not perform a sufficient authentication when doing certain operation. A remote attacker on the local network can perform a man-in-the-middle attack and cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Huawei E5572-855: before

CPE2.3 External links

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