Huawei P9 ION Memory Management information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Huawei P9 up to EVA-AL10C00B192/EVA-CL10C00B192/EVA-DL10C00B192/EVA-TL10C00B192 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected is an unknown functionality of the component ION Memory Management. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

ION memory management module in Huawei P9 phones with software EVA-AL10C00B192 and earlier versions, EVA-DL10C00B192 and earlier versions, EVA-TL10C00B192 and earlier versions, EVA-CL10C00B192 and earlier versions allows attackers to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized memory.

The bug was discovered 12/28/2016. The weakness was presented 04/02/2017 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-8757 since 10/18/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/24/2022). This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 95 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.3

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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10/18/2016 🔍
10/26/2016 +8 days 🔍
12/28/2016 +63 days 🔍
04/02/2017 +95 days 🔍
04/02/2017 +0 days 🔍
04/03/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/24/2022 +2061 days 🔍



Advisory: sa-20161026-02
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-8757 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 93932 - Huawei Smart Phone CVE-2016-8757 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8757 - Huawei - P9 Firmware - Medium


Created: 04/03/2017 09:02 AM
Updated: 11/24/2022 02:12 PM
Changes: 04/03/2017 09:02 AM (59), 08/25/2020 08:10 AM (5), 11/24/2022 02:12 PM (3)
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