#VU22292 Missing Authentication for Critical Function in pCOWeb and Chiller SK 3232-Series

Published: 2019-10-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU22292

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13549


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Hardware solutions / Firmware
Chiller SK 3232-Series
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

Vendor: Carel


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to disrupt the primary operations.

The vulnerability exists due to the authentication mechanism does not provide a sufficient level of protection against unauthorized configuration changes. A remote attacker can modify without authentication the primary operations, namely turn the cooling unit on and off and set the temperature set point.

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

pCOWeb: A1.5.3 - B1.2.4

Chiller SK 3232-Series: All versions

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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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