Denial of service in several Huawei Smartphones



Published: 2020-01-03
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1785
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Huawei Honor V10
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Huawei Honor 10
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Huawei nova 4
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU23897

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1785

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected system does not properly check the status of certain module during certain operations. A local user can trick a victim to install a malicious application and cause reboot of the smartphone.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei Mate 10 Pro: before 9.1.0.321, 9.1.0.330

Huawei Honor V10: before 9.1.0.350, 9.1.0.351, 9.1.0.333

Huawei Honor 10: before 9.1.0.350, 9.1.0.351

Huawei nova 4: before 9.1.0.225


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200102-03-smartphone-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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