Privilege escalation in Some Huawei Products

Published: 2021-01-20
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-22299
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Other software / Other software solutions

Hardware solutions / Firmware

iMaster MAE-M
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Huawei SMC2.0
Server applications / Conferencing, Collaboration and VoIP solutions

Vendor Huawei

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-22299

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

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ManageOne: 6.5 RC2B050, 6.5.0, 6.5.0.SPC100.B210, 6.5.1 RC1B060, 6.5.1 RC2B020, 6.5.1 RC2B030, 6.5.1 RC2B040, 6.5.1 RC2B050, 6.5.1 RC2B060, 6.5.1 RC2B070, 6.5.1 RC2B080, 6.5.1 RC2B090,,,,, 6.5.1.SPC100.B050, 6.5.1.SPC101.B010, 6.5.1.SPC101.B040, 6.5.1.SPC200, 6.5.1.SPC200.B010, 6.5.1.SPC200.B030, 6.5.1.SPC200.B040, 6.5.1.SPC200.B050, 6.5.1.SPC200.B060, 6.5.1.SPC200.B070, 8.0 RC2, 8.0 RC3, 8.0 RC3B041, 8.0 RC3SPC100, 8.0.0, 8.0.0-LCND81, 8.0.0.SPC100, 8.0.1

NFV_FusionSphere: 6.5.1.SPC23, 8.0.0.SPC12

Huawei SMC2.0: V600R019C00, V600R019C10

iMaster MAE-M: V100R020C10SPC220

CPE External links

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.