PT-2013-58: Insufficient Session Security in Huawei M2000
Severity level: Medium
Impact: Privilege Gaining
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 5.1
CVE: not assigned
Huawei M2000 is a centralized OSS (Operating Support Systems) solution designated to improve system use and mobile network service.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected an Insufficient Session Security vulnerability in Huawei M2000.
Access rights storage mechanism is vulnerable to cryptographic attacks. An attacker may calculate the new checksum and obtain elevated privileges via brute force attack.
How to fix
Customers can contact the Huawei Technical Assistance Center (TAC) to request upgrades
29.05.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
31.07.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
06.02.2014 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Timur Yunusov, Alexey Osipov, Gleb Gritsai, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
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