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Security Advisory-Vulnerability of Session ID not Updating in VP9610/9620
SA No: Huawei-SA-20130513-01-VP
Initial Release Date: 05-13-2013
Last Release Date: 05-13-2013


VP (viewpoint) 9610/VP9620 is the multi-point control unit of Huawei Video Conference system.

By testing, there is a vulnerability of “Session ID not updating” in VP9610/9620.

(Vulnerability ID: HWNSIRT-2013-0318)

Currently, official fixs are available.

Affected Products

VP9610 V100R002C02B019SP05 and earlier versions


By exploiting this vulnerability, attackers can login to VP9610/VP9620 as a fake user.

Vulnerability Scoring Details

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv2 scoring system (

The score of the vulnerability is following:

Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Temporal Score: 7 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

Overall Score: 7

Technical Details

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

1. When user accesses the web page of VP9610/VP9620, inputs user name and password, and then logins to system successfully.

2. The attrack obtains the user’s Session information.

Vulnerability details:

When the user accesses VP9610/VP9620, a Session will be generated. The Session ID does not update after the user logins to VP9610/VP9620 successfully. The attacker can intercept the Seesion and login to the system as a faker to form an attrack.

Temporary Fix


Software Versions and Fixes


Update the user session ID after the user logins successfully.

This vulnerability is fixed in the following version:

VP9610 V100R002C02B020SP01 released in 2013.5.9

Obtaining Fixed Software

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades, or obtain them through Huawei worldwide website at For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at

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Exploitation and Vulnerability Source

This vulnerability is reported by Huawei internal testing engineer. Huawei PSIRT is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerability described in this advisory.

Contact Channel for Technical Issue

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For general problems about Huawei products and solutions, please directly contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the configuration or technical assistance.

Revision History

2013-05-13 V1.0 INITIAL


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Huawei Security Procedures

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