Privilege escalation in Huawei PCManager



Published: 2020-04-22
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1845
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Huawei PCManager
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU27106

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1845

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management. A local user can perform specific operation and gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei PCManager: before 10.0.5.53


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200422-01-pcmanager-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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