#VU24943 Improper Authorization

Published: 2020-02-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU24943

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1791


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Huawei


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass authorization checks.

The vulnerability exists due to the system has a logic judging error under certain scenario. An attacker with physical access to the device can switch to third desktop after a series of operation in ADB mode.

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Vulnerable software versions

Huawei Mate 20: All versions


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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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