Published:2013/07/11  Last Updated:2013/07/11

AQUOS PhotoPlayer HN-PP150 vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


AQUOS PhotoPlayer HN-PP150 contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • HN-PP150 V and earlier

According to the developer, HN-PP100, one of HN-PP series, does not have network functions, therefore HN-PP100 is not affected by this vulnerability.


AQUOS PhotoPlayer HN-PP150 contains an issue in the processing of packets, which may lead to a denial-of-service (DoS).


Network functions may be disabled by a remote attacker.


Update the Firmware
Update to the latest version of firmware according to the information provided by the developer.

Vendor Status


JPCERT/CC Addendum

This JVN publication was delayed to 2013/07/11 after the developer fix was developed. From the fiscal year 2011, JPCERT/CC is using a new vendor coordination procedure. This new procedure came from the recommendation of the fiscal year 2010 "Study Group on Information System Vulnerability Handling" aimed at more timely JVN publications.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.07.11

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the vulnerability can be exploited without an honest user taking any action
  • High
Exploit Complexity some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures


Ayako Matsuda of FFRI, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2013-3655
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000068