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CVE-2017-8159 Detail

Current Description

Some Huawei smartphones with software AGS-L09C233B019,AGS-W09C233B019,KOB-L09C233B017,KOB-W09C233B012 have a type confusion vulnerability. The program initializes a variable using one type, but it later accesses that variable using a type that is different with the original type when do certain register operation. Successful exploit could result in buffer overflow then may cause malicious code execution.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/2017/huawei-sa-20171018-02-smartphone-en Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CWE-704)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:huawei:agassi-l09hn_firmware:ags-l09c233b019:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:huawei:agassi-l09hn:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:huawei:agassi-w09hn_firmware:ags-w09c233b019:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:huawei:agassi-w09hn:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:huawei:kobe-l09ahn_firmware:kob-l09c233b017:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:huawei:kobe-l09ahn:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:huawei:kobe-w09chn_firmware:kob-w09c233b012:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:huawei:kobe-w09chn:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8159
NVD Published Date:
11/22/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/12/2017