#VU23414 Buffer overflow

Published: 2019-12-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23414

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-5225


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Huawei


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.

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Vulnerable software versions

P30: All versions

Huawei Mate 20: All versions

P30 Pro: All versions


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