18 October 2018

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

Vendor

Moxa

Researcher

Alexander Nochvay, Senior Security Researcher, Kaspersky ICS CERT

Timeline

Timeline

  • Kaspersky ICS CERT advisory published

    October 2018

  • Vendor advisory published

    October 2018

  • Patched

    October 2018

  • Vulnerability reported

    January 2018

Description

User Enumeration in Moxa ThingsPro IIoT Gateway and Device Management Software.

Exploitability

Remotely

Attack complexity

Low

User interaction

None

Impact

A remote attacker can find valid users in web applications and use brute force to exploit this vulnerability to find the corresponding password.

Existence of exploit

Unknown

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.

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Timeline

  • Kaspersky ICS CERT advisory published

    October 2018

  • Vendor advisory published

    October 2018

  • Patched

    October 2018

  • Vulnerability reported

    January 2018