05 June 2019

KLCERT-19-029: Gemalto Admin Control Center uses cleartext communication with www3.safenet-inc.com

Timeline

Timeline

  • Kaspersky ICS CERT advisory published

    05 June 2019

  • Vendor advisory published

    02 May 2019

  • Vulnerability patched

    02 May 2019

  • Vulnerability reported

    21 March 2019

Description

Gemalto Admin Control Center, all versions prior to 7.92, uses cleartext HTTP to communicate with www3.safenet-inc.com to obtain language packs.

Exploitability

Remotely

Attack complexity

High

User interaction

Required

Impact

This allows attacker to do man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack and replace original language pack by malicious one.

Existence of exploit

Unknown

Affected products

Sentinel LDK, all versions prior to 7.92

Mitigation

Vendor mitigation

Update Sentinel LDK to 7.92

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Timeline

  • Kaspersky ICS CERT advisory published

    05 June 2019

  • Vendor advisory published

    02 May 2019

  • Vulnerability patched

    02 May 2019

  • Vulnerability reported

    21 March 2019