Vulnerability CVE-2017-8159


Published: 2017-11-22

Description:
Some Huawei smartphones with software AGS-L09C233B019,AGS-W09C233B019,KOB-L09C233B017,KOB-W09C233B012 have a type confusion vulnerability. The program initializes a variable using one type, but it later accesses that variable using a type that is different with the original type when do certain register operation. Successful exploit could result in buffer overflow then may cause malicious code execution.

Type:

CWE-704

(Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Huawei -> Agassi-l09hn firmware 
Huawei -> Agassi-w09hn firmware 
Huawei -> Kobe-l09ahn firmware 
Huawei -> Kobe-w09chn firmware 

 References:
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/2017/huawei-sa-20171018-02-smartphone-en

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