#VU46242 Input validation error


Published: 2020-09-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU46242

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9083

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Huawei

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. An attacker with physical access can enter a large amount of text on the phone and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Huawei Mate 20: All versions


CPE

External links
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20200902-03-smartphone-en


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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