Multiple vulnerabilities in Mitsubishi Electric MELSOFT iQ AppPortal



Published: 2022-05-13
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 8
CVE-ID CVE-2020-13938
CVE-2021-26691
CVE-2021-34798
CVE-2021-3711
CVE-2021-44790
CVE-2022-22720
CVE-2022-23943
CVE-2022-0778
CWE-ID CWE-269
CWE-476
CWE-119
CWE-444
CWE-787
CWE-835
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #8 is available.
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MELSOFT iQ AppPortal
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration

Vendor Mitsubishi Electric

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 8 vulnerabilities.

1) Improper Privilege Management

EUVDB-ID: #VU53779

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13938

CWE-ID: CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to stop the service.

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management. A local user can on the Windows system can stop the Apache HTTP server service.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.pdf

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.

2) NULL pointer dereference

EUVDB-ID: #VU53776

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-26691

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in mod_session. A a malicious backend server or SessionHeader can trigger a denial of service (DoS) condition.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.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.

3) NULL pointer dereference

EUVDB-ID: #VU56681

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-34798

CWE-ID: CWE-476 - NULL Pointer Dereference

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the affected web server and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.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.

4) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU56063

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-2021-3711

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in EVP_PKEY_decrypt() function within implementation of the SM2 decryption. A remote attacker can send specially crafted SM2 content for decryption to trigger a buffer overflow by 62 bytes and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.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.

5) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59056

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 8.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44790

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when parsing multipart content in mod_lua. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the affected web server, trigger buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.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.

6) Inconsistent interpretation of HTTP requests

EUVDB-ID: #VU61286

Risk: Medium

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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22720

CWE-ID: CWE-444 - Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to preform HTTP request smuggling attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of HTTP requests. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the server and smuggle arbitrary HTTP headers.

Successful exploitation of vulnerability may allow an attacker to poison HTTP cache and perform phishing attacks.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.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.

7) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61284

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-2022-23943

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in mod_sed. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.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.

8) Infinite loop

EUVDB-ID: #VU61391

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0778

CWE-ID: CWE-835 - Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop within the BN_mod_sqrt() function when processing an ASN.1 certificate that contains elliptic curve public keys in compressed form or explicit elliptic curve parameters with a base point encoded in compressed form. A remote attacker can supply a specially crafted certificate to the TLS server or client, consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

MELSOFT iQ AppPortal: 1.00A - 1.26C


CPE2.3 External links

http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-02
http://www.mitsubishielectric.com/en/psirt/vulnerability/pdf/2022-003_en.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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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