Improper Authentication in Huawei Honor V30



Published: 2020-01-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1788
CWE-ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Huawei Honor V30
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU24325

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1788

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to certain applications do not properly validate the identity of another application who would call its interface. A local attacker can trick a victim to install a malicious application, bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei Honor V30: before 10.0.1.135


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200115-02-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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