Improper access control in Huawei P30



Published: 2020-03-25
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1800
CWE-ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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P30
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU26375

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1800

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in the function interface. A local attacker can trick a victim to install a specially crafted application, bypass implemented security restrictions and perform certain unauthenticated operations.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

P30: before 10.0.0.185


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200325-02-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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