Privilege escalation in Siemens ROX II

Published: 2018-10-10 16:29:47
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2018-13801
CVE-2018-13802
CVSSv3 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
6.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-269
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software ROX II
Vulnerable software versions ROX II -
Vendor URL Siemens

Security Advisory

1) Improper privilege management

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management. A remote attacker with network access to Port 22/TCP and valid low-privileged user credentials can gain root privileges.

Remediation

Update to version 2.12.1.

External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-493830.pdf

2) Improper privilege management

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote high-privileged attacker to execute arbitrary commands with elevated privileges on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management. A remote attacker with a high-privileged user account access via SSH interface in on Port 22/TCP can circumvent restrictions and execute arbitrary operating system commands.

Remediation

Update to version 2.12.1.

External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-493830.pdf

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