Improper access control in Siemens SINEMA Remote Connect Server

Published: 2019-04-17 | Updated: 2019-09-18
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-6570
CWE ID CWE-284
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software SINEMA Remote Connect Server Subscribe
Vendor Siemens

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper access control

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-6570

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient checking of user permissions. A remote authenticated attacker can access URLs that require special authorization.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SINEMA Remote Connect Server: -

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-436177.pdf

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.