Improper Authorization in Huawei Mate 20

Published: 2020-05-27
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-1831
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Huawei Mate 20
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authorization

EUVDB-ID: #VU28293

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1831


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass authorization checks.

The vulnerability exists due to the digital balance function does not sufficiently restrict the using time of certain user. An attacker with physical access to the device can break the limit of digital balance function after a series of operations with a PC.


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Vulnerable software versions

Huawei Mate 20: before

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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