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Denial of service in Huawei ChangXiang 8 Plus



Published: 2020-06-29
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-1837
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Changxiang 8 Plus
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor Huawei

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1837

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected device does not properly handle certain message from base station. A remote attacker on the local network can craft a fake base station and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Changxiang 8 Plus: -

CPE External links

https://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200624-01-dos-en

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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