Multiple vulnerabilities in Siemens SINEC NMS



Published: 2021-09-15
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2021-37200
CVE-2021-37201
CWE ID CWE-22
CWE-352
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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SINEC NMS
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor

Security Advisory

1) Path traversal

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37200

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences. A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SINEC NMS: before 1.0 SP1

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-330339.pdf

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

2) Cross-site request forgery

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37201

CWE-ID: CWE-352 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the HTTP request origin. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page and perform arbitrary actions on behalf of the victim on the vulnerable website.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SINEC NMS: before 1.0 SP1

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-330339.pdf

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.



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