Huawei Quidway Switches DoS (HWPSIRT-2014-0301)

High Nessus Plugin ID 76796


The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host is a Huawei Quidway switch running a firmware version that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability. The issue is due to a failure to properly validate input. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending malformed packets to cause excessive memory consumption or even a device reboot.


Apply the relevant update referenced in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76796

File Name: huawei-SA-20140423-01-Quidway.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/07/25

Modified: 2014/08/22

Dependencies: 76795

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:huawei:versatile_routing_platform

Required KB Items: Host/Huawei/VRP/Series, Host/Huawei/VRP/Version, Host/Huawei/VRP/Model

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3224

BID: 67140