PT-2013-53: Information Disclosure in Huawei SGSN USN9810

2014-05-02T00:00:00
ID PT-2013-53
Type ptsecurity
Reporter Positive Technologies
Modified 1970-01-01T00:00:00

Description

PT-2013-53: Information Disclosure in Huawei SGSN USN9810

Vulnerable platform

Huawei SGSN USN9810

Link:
http://www.huawei.com/

Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Information Disclosure
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 5.0
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVE: not assigned

Platform description

Huawei SGSN USN9810 is a unified service node designed by Huawei. It can be used in the 2.5G General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) system, 3G Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), and evolved packet core (EPC) system.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected an Information Disclosure vulnerability in Huawei SGSN USN9810.

Web application displays the system information such as the version of the web server, its components, and the details about the installation platform in the HTTP-response. An attacker may use this information to perform an attack exploiting vulnerabilities that are more dangerous.

How to fix

Customers can contact the Huawei Technical Assistance Center (TAC) to request upgrades

Advisory status

29.05.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
31.07.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
05.02.2014 - Public disclosure

Credits

The vulnerability was detected by Kirill Ermakov and Kirill Mosolov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)

References

<http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2013-53>

Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:

<http://www.ptsecurity.com/research/advisory/>
<http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/>