Huawei Mate 8 ION Memory Management input validation

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Huawei Mate 8 up to NXT-AL10C00B561/NXT-CL10C00B561/NXT-DL10C00B561/NXT-TL10C00B561 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component ION Memory Management. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

ION memory management module in Huawei Mate8 phones with software NXT-AL10C00B561 and earlier versions, NXT-CL10C00B561 and earlier versions, NXT-DL10C00B561 and earlier versions, NXT-TL10C00B561 and earlier versions allows attackers to cause a denial of service (restart).

The bug was discovered 01/11/2017. The weakness was shared 04/02/2017 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-8758 since 10/18/2016. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. 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 11/24/2022).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 81 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.

The entry 99197 is related to this item.





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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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10/18/2016 🔍
01/11/2017 +85 days 🔍
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04/02/2017 +81 days 🔍
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Advisory: sa-20170111-01
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CVE: CVE-2016-8758 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 95384 - Huawei M8 Products CVE-2016-8758 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8758 - Huawei - Mate 8 - Denial of Service Issue

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Created: 04/03/2017 09:02 AM
Updated: 11/24/2022 02:16 PM
Changes: 04/03/2017 09:02 AM (60), 08/25/2020 08:25 AM (5), 11/24/2022 02:16 PM (3)
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