Huawei Mate 9 Pro Crafted Application double free

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A vulnerability has been found in Huawei Mate 9 Pro LON-AL00BC00B139D/LON-AL00BC00B229/LON-L29DC721B188 (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation as part of a Crafted Application leads to a double free vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-415. The product calls free() twice on the same memory address, potentially leading to modification of unexpected memory locations. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Huawei Mate 9 Pro smartphones with software of LON-AL00BC00B139D, LON-AL00BC00B229, LON-L29DC721B188 have a memory double free vulnerability. The system does not manage the memory properly, that frees on the same memory address twice. An attacker tricks the user who has root privilege to install a crafted application, successful exploit could result in malicious code execution.

The bug was discovered 03/14/2018. The weakness was presented 03/20/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at huawei.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-17320 since 12/04/2017. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 02/22/2023).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 6 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See VDB-113373, VDB-114292, VDB-114296 and VDB-114305 for similar entries.

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Class: Double free
CWE: CWE-415 / CWE-119
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12/04/2017 🔍
03/14/2018 +100 days 🔍
03/20/2018 +6 days 🔍
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03/21/2018 +1 days 🔍
02/22/2023 +1799 days 🔍

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Vendor: huawei.com

Advisory: sa-20180314-02
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CVE: CVE-2017-17320 (🔍)
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Created: 03/21/2018 07:47 AM
Updated: 02/22/2023 12:27 PM
Changes: 03/21/2018 07:47 AM (58), 01/15/2020 08:56 AM (2), 02/22/2023 12:27 PM (3)
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