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Improper Authentication in Huawei OSCA Products



Published: 2020-01-21
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-1789
CWE ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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OSCA-550
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

OSCA-550A
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

OSCA-550AX
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

OSCA-550X
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

Vendor Huawei

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1789

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 the affected software does not require a strong credential when the user trying to do certain operations. An attacker with physical access can bypass authentication process and do certain operations by a weak credential.

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Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

OSCA-550: 1.0.1.21(SP3)

OSCA-550A: 1.0.1.21(SP3)

OSCA-550AX: 1.0.1.21(SP3)

OSCA-550X: 1.0.1.21(SP3)

CPE External links

https://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200121-01-osca-en

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. The attacker should have physical access to the system in order to successfully exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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