SSH Username Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Huawei Campus Series Switches

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77391


The remote device is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote Huawei switch device is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability. By examining its SSH server response when attempting a login, a remote attacker can verify whether a guessed username exists on the device.


Apply the appropriate firmware patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77391

File Name: huawei-SA-20140820-01-CampusSwitch.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/26

Modified: 2014/09/02

Dependencies: 76795

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/08/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5394

BID: 69302

OSVDB: 110182