Remote code execution in Johnson Controls Kantech EntraPass

Published: 2020-03-10
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-7589
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
EntraPass Corporate Edition
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

EntraPass Global Edition
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Kantech

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU25864

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-7589

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in an API. A remote attacker can upload and execute malicious code with system-level privileges.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

EntraPass Corporate Edition: before 8.10

EntraPass Global Edition: before 8.10

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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