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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


The video driver in Huawei Mate S smartphones with software CRR-TL00 before CRR-TL00C01B362, CRR-UL20 before CRR-UL20C00B362, CRR-CL00 before CRR-CL00C92B362, and CRR-CL20 before CRR-CL20C92B362; P8 smartphones with software GRA-TL00 before GRA-TL00C01B366, GRA-UL00 before GRA-UL00C00B366, GRA-UL10 before GRA-UL10C00B366, and GRA-CL00 before GRA-CL00C92B366; and Honor 6 and Honor 6 Plus smartphones with software before 6.9.16 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (device reboot) via a crafted application.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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  • HIGH

CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Listed 5th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', improper (or broken) access control attacks are a fundamental type of vulnerability. This includes a broad range of design flaws that enable users to act outside of their intended permissions. They can use these privileges to gain access to restricted files and functionality such as accessing restricted information, falsifying records, destroying data, or executing commands.


Advisory Timeline

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