Memory double free vulnerability on Huawei smartphones (CVE-2017-17320)
by CIRT Team
Description: Huawei Mate 9 Pro smartphones with software of LON-AL00BC00B139D, LON-AL00BC00B229, LON-L29DC721B188 have a memory double free vulnerability. The system does not manage the memory properly, that frees on the same memory address twice. An attacker tricks the user who has root privilege to install a crafted application, successful exploit could result in malicious code execution.
Impact: An attacker tricks the user who has root privilege to install a crafted application, successful exploit could result in malicious code execution.
Mate 9 Pro(LON-AL00BC00B139D,LON-AL00BC00B229,LON-L29DC721B188)
Mitigation: Huawei has released software updates that address this vulnerability. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.