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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


The Files APP and earlier versions in some Huawei mobile phones has a brute-force password cracking vulnerability due to the improper design of the Safe key database. An unauthorized attacker could access sensitive database information and may crack users' Safe passwords, leading to information leak.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published