Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature in Johnson Controls exacqVision

Published: 2020-06-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-9047
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
exacqVision Enterprise System Manager
Server applications / SCADA systems

exacqVision Web Service
Web applications / Other software

Vendor Johnson Controls

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature

EUVDB-ID: #VU29167

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9047

CWE-ID: CWE-347 - Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature

Exploit availability: Yes


The vulnerability allows a remote user to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software does not verify the cryptographic signature for data. A remote administrator can download and run a malicious executable.


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Vulnerable software versions

exacqVision Enterprise System Manager:

exacqVision Web Service:

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged 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.