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KLCERT-18-018: Moxa ThingsPro IIoT Gateway and Device Management Software Solutions: User Enumeration

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KL-IDS KLCERT-18-018
CVE-IDS CVE-2018-18390
Publication date 2018.10.18
Researcher Alexander Nochvay, Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT
Description User Enumeration in Moxa ThingsPro IIoT Gateway and Device Management Software.
Impact A remote attacker can find valid users in web applications and use brute force to exploit this vulnerability to find the corresponding password.
Severity
CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Exploitability Remotely
Difficulty Low
User interaction None
Existence of exploit Unknown
Affected products
Affected products Moxa ThingsPro v. 2.1
Mitigation
Vendor mitigation Use stronger password, for example:

  • Minimum 8 characters
  • At least one digit: 0 to 9
  • Combination of lower and upper case: A to Z, a to z
  • At least one special character: ~,!,@,#,$,%,^,&,*,-

Moxa has addressed these vulnerabilities with a new firmware release for ThingsPro Gateway Edition 2.3, please contact your sales representative to get the firmware.

Timeline Jan 2018 – Vulnerabilities reported
Oct 2018 – Vendor releases patch
Oct 2018 – Advisory published