2021-22417 | Huawei HarmonyOS Kernel memory leak
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A vulnerability has been found in Huawei HarmonyOS (the affected version is unknown) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-401. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:
A component of the HarmonyOS has a Data Processing Errors vulnerability. Local attackers may exploit this vulnerability to cause Kernel Memory Leakage.
The weakness was published 08/04/2021. The advisory is shared for download at device.harmonyos.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-22417 since 01/05/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 08/07/2021). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1499.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.3
Status: Not defined
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