Huawei Mate 8/Mate S/P8 Camera access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Huawei Mate 8, Mate S and P8 (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version unknown). This affects an unknown functionality of the component Camera. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Huawei Mate 8 phones with software Versions before NXT-AL10C00B386, Versions before NXT-CL00C92B386, Versions before NXT-DL00C17B386, Versions before NXT-TL00C01B386; Mate S phones with software Versions before CRR-CL00C92B368, Versions before CRR-CL20C92B368, Versions before CRR-TL00C01B368, Versions before CRR-UL00C00B368, Versions before CRR-UL20C00B368; and P8 phones with software Versions before GRA-TL00C01B366, Versions before GRA-CL00C92B366, Versions before GRA-CL10C92B366, Versions before GRA-UL00C00B366, Versions before GRA-UL10C00B366 allow attackers with graphic or Camera privilege to crash the system or escalate privilege.

The bug was discovered 11/16/2016. The weakness was shared 04/02/2017 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at huawei.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-8793 since 10/18/2016. Attacking locally is a requirement. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 137 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 entries 99217, 99218 and 99220 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.4

VulDB Base Score: 4.1
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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10/18/2016 🔍
11/16/2016 +29 days 🔍
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04/02/2017 +135 days 🔍
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04/03/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/24/2022 +2061 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: huawei.com

Advisory: sa-20161116-01
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-8793 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 94404 - Huawei Smart Phones Multiple Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8793 - Huawei - Mate 8 Firmware - Medium

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Created: 04/03/2017 09:07 AM
Updated: 11/24/2022 03:12 PM
Changes: 04/03/2017 09:07 AM (60), 08/25/2020 09:50 AM (5), 11/24/2022 03:12 PM (2)
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