Missing Authorization in Inductive Automation Ignition 8



Published: 2020-07-31
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-14520
CWE ID CWE-862
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Ignition 8 Gateway
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Inductive Automation

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Authorization

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14520

CWE-ID: CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the missing authorization. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and gain access to privileged information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Ignition 8 Gateway: -

CPE External links

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-20-212-01

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.