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KLCERT-18-019: Moxa ThingsPro IIoT Gateway and Device Management Software Solutions: User Privilege Escalation

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KL-IDS KLCERT-18-019
CVE-IDS CVE-2018-18391
Publication date 2018.10.18
Researcher Alexander Nochvay, Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT
Description User Privilege Escalation in Moxa ThingsPro IIoT Gateway and Device Management Software.
Impact The exploitation of this vulnerability allows remote attacker to gain higher privileges.
Severity
CVSS v3 Base Score: 8.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Exploitability Remotely
Difficulty Low
User interaction None
Existence of exploit Unknown
Affected products
Affected products Moxa ThingsPro v. 2.1
Mitigation
Vendor mitigation 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