Improper Authorization in Several Huawei Smart Phones

Published: 2020-01-24
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1882
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Huawei Ever-L29B
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Huawei Mate 20 RS
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Huawei Mate 20 X
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Huawei Honor Magic 2
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authorization

EUVDB-ID: #VU24510

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 1.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1882

CWE-ID: CWE-285 - Improper Authorization

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass authorization checks.

The vulnerability exists due to improper authorization of some function. An authenticated attacker with physical access to the device can bypass the authorization to perform some operations.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei Ever-L29B: before

Huawei Mate 20 RS: before

Huawei Mate 20 X : before

Huawei Honor Magic 2: before

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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.