#VU23414 Buffer overflow


Published: 2019-12-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23414

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-5225

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
P30
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software
Huawei Mate 20
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software
P30 Pro
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: Huawei

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when the system does not properly validate certain length parameter which an application transports to kernel. A local user can trick a victim to install a malicious application, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code 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

P30: All versions

Huawei Mate 20: All versions

P30 Pro: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20190821-02-smartphone-en


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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