Vulnerability Details

Huawei Data Communication: Memory Leak Vulnerability in Some Huawei Products (huawei-sa-20161221-02-ldp)

Published: 2020-06-05 08:17:40
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Some Huawei products have a memory leak vulnerability.

Technical Details:
Some Huawei products have a memory leak vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker may send specific Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) packets to the devices. When the values of some parameters in the packet are abnormal, the LDP processing module does not release the memory to handle the packet, resulting in memory leak. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2016-08055)This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-8784.Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available in the linked references.

Impact:
An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to cause memory leak.

Affected Versions:
CloudEngine 12800 versions V100R003C00SPC600 V100R003C10 V100R005C00 V100R005C10 V100R006C00

Recommendations:
See the referenced vendor advisory for a solution.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-8784

References:

https://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20161221-02-ldp-en

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.3
Published
2020-06-05
Modified
2020-06-08
Category
Huawei

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