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A vulnerability has been found in Huawei Mate 8, Mate S and P8 (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the component Camera. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
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 published 04/02/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at huawei.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-8794 since 10/18/2016. The attack needs to be approached locally. A single authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.
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.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.6
VulDB Base Score: 4.1
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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ExploitingClass: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
Status: Not defined
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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 🔍
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2016-8794 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 94404 - Huawei Smart Phones Multiple Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8794 - Huawei - Mate 8 Firmware - Medium
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EntryCreated: 04/03/2017 09:08 AM
Updated: 11/24/2022 03:18 PM
Changes: 04/03/2017 09:08 AM (60), 08/25/2020 09:54 AM (5), 11/24/2022 03:18 PM (2)
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