Denial of service in several Huawei Smartphones



Published: 2020-06-05
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-9074
CWE-ID N/A
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Huawei Honor 20 PRO
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Honor V20
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Huawei Honor 20
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Huawei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

EUVDB-ID: #VU28747

Risk: Low

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9074

CWE-ID: -

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a component cannot deal with an exception correctly. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted message to affected phone and compromise its normal service.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei Honor 20 PRO: before 10.0.0.194(C10E3R3P2), 10.0.0.194(C00E62R8P12), 10.0.0.194(C636E3R3P1), 10.0.0.194(C432E9R5P1)

Honor V20: before 10.0.0.201(C10E5R4P3), 10.0.0.195(C00E62R4P11), 10.0.0.201(C636E3R4P3), 10.0.0.200(C185E3R3P3)

Huawei Honor 20: before 10.0.0.186(C185E2R2P1), 10.0.0.194(C432E9R5P1)


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200603-01-smartphone-en

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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