Multiple vulnerabilities in Schweitzer Engineering Compass and AcSELerator Architector

Published: 2018-07-11 13:57:33 | Updated: 2018-07-11
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE ID CVE-2018-10604
CVE-2018-10600
CVE-2018-10608
CVSSv3 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
7.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
7.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-276
CWE-611
CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software SEL AcSELerator Architect
SEL Compass
Vulnerable software versions SEL AcSELerator Architect 2.2.24.0
SEL Compass 3.0.5.1
Vendor URL Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Security Advisory

1) Incorrect default permissions

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions. A local attacker can gain full access to the SEL Compass directory, modifiy or overwrite files within the Compass installation folder, and gain execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Remediation

Update SEL Compass to version 5.0.6.0 or later.
Update SEL AcSELerator  to version 2.2.28.0.

External links

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-191-02

2) XXE attack

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to conduct XXE attack on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the AcSELerator Architect XML parser, conduct XXE attack and retrieve arbitrary data or cause the service to crash.

Remediation

Update SEL Compass to version 5.0.6.0 or later.
Update SEL AcSELerator  to version 2.2.28.0.

External links

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-191-02

3) Resource exhaustion

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to resource exhaustion when the AcSELerator Architect FTP client connects to a malicious FTP server. A remote attacker can consume memory and cause the service to crash.

Remediation

Update SEL Compass to version 5.0.6.0 or later.
Update SEL AcSELerator  to version 2.2.28.0.

External links

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-191-02

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