Huawei Mate 20 Command out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability was found in Huawei Mate 20 (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version unknown). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown code. The manipulation as part of a Command leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Mate20 Huawei smartphones versions earlier than HMA-AL00C00B175 have an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. An attacker with a high permission runs some specific commands on the smartphone. Due to insufficient input verification, successful exploit may cause out-of-bounds read of the memory and the system abnormal.

The bug was discovered 02/20/2019. The weakness was released 06/04/2019 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at huawei.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-5296 since 01/04/2019. Attacking locally is a requirement. A authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/19/2020).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 104 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.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.6

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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01/04/2019 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.huawei.com/

Advisory: huawei.com
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CVE: CVE-2019-5296 (🔍)
OSVDB: - Huawei smartphones denial of service

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Created: 06/05/2019 09:13 AM
Updated: 06/19/2020 11:35 AM
Changes: (1) advisory_confirm_url
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