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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2017-17307

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

Some Huawei Smartphones with software of VNS-L21AUTC555B141 have an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. Due to the lack string terminator of string, an attacker tricks a user into installing a malicious application, and the application can exploit the vulnerability and make attacker to read out of bounds and possibly cause the device abnormal.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published