Privilege escalation in Huawei M5 lite 10



Published: 2019-12-25
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-19398
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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M5 lite 10
Mobile applications / Mobile firmware & hardware

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU23808

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-19398

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to compromise the affected device.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A local application can bypass implemented security restrictions and gain elevated privileges on the device.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

M5 lite 10: 8.0.0.182


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20191225-01-validation-en

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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