Buffer overflow in some Huawei Smart Phones



Published: 2019-12-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-5276
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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ELLE-AL00B
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU23758

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-2019-5276

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause the affected phone abnormal

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A remote attacker on the local network can intercept and tamper with the packet, trigger memory corruption and cause the affected phone abnormal.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ELLE-AL00B: before 10.0.0.166, 9.1.0.222


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20191218-02-smartphone-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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