OS Command Injection in several Huawei Products



Published: 2020-11-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-9127
CWE ID CWE-78
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Huawei NIP6300
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Huawei NIP6600
Server applications / IDS/IPS systems, Firewalls and proxy servers

Huawei Secospace USG6300
Server applications / Server solutions for antivurus protection

Huawei Secospace USG6500
Server applications / Server solutions for antivurus protection

Huawei Secospace USG6600
Server applications / Server solutions for antivurus protection

USG9500
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor Huawei

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) OS Command Injection

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9127

CWE-ID: CWE-78 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation. A local administrator attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei NIP6300: V500R001C30, V500R001C60

Huawei NIP6600: V500R001C30, V500R001C60

Huawei Secospace USG6300: V500R001C30, V500R001C60

Huawei Secospace USG6500: V500R001C30, V500R001C60

Huawei Secospace USG6600: V500R001C30, V500R001C60

USG9500: V500R001C30, V500R001C60

CPE External links

https://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20201111-02-injection-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.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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