Denial of service in Huawei S5700 and S6700



Published: 2019-12-05
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-5290
CWE-ID CWE-476
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Huawei S5700
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

Huawei S6700
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) NULL pointer dereference

EUVDB-ID: #VU23418

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-5290

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error. A remote authenticated attacker with certain permissions can cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei S5700: V200R005C00SPC500 - V200R008C00

Huawei S6700: V200R005C00SPC500 - V200R008C00


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20191204-02-dos-en

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected device in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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