Privilege escalation in MOTEX LanScope Cat and LanScope An

Published: 2019-12-02 | Updated: 2019-12-02
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-6026
CWE ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software LanScope Cat Subscribe
LanScope An
Vendor MOTEX Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 6.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-6026

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper permission checks. A local user can who can login to the PC where the vulnerable product is installed may obtain unauthorized privileges and execute arbitrary code.

This vulnerability affects the following versions of LanScope Cat - Client program (MR) and Detection agent (DA):

  • 9.2.0.0 - 9.2.0.3
  • 9.1.0.0 - 9.1.0.8
  • 9.0.0.0 - 9.0.1.9
  • Less than 8.4.3.2

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

LanScope Cat: -

LanScope An: -

CPE External links

https://www.motex.co.jp/news/notice/2019/release191202/



Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.