#VU24509 Improper Authorization


Published: 2020-01-24

Vulnerability identifier: #VU24509

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1872

CWE-ID: CWE-285

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Huawei P10 Plus
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor: Huawei

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass authorization checks.

The vulnerability exists due to a digital balance bypass issue. When re-configuring the mobile phone at the digital balance mode, an attacker with physical access to the device can perform some operations to bypass the startup wizard, then open some switch and bypass a digital balance function.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei P10 Plus: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200122-01-digitalbalance-en


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. The attacker should have physical access to the system in order to successfully 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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