SpiderControl Updates SCADA Web Server

Thursday, September 7, 2017 @ 04:09 PM gHale


SpiderControl released new software to mitigate an improper privilege management vulnerability in its SCADA Web Server, according to a report with ICS-CERT.

A software management platform, SCADA Web Server Version 2.02.0007 and prior suffer from the vulnerability.

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Successful exploitation of this vulnerability, discovered by Karn Ganeshen, could allow authenticated system users to escalate their privileges under certain conditions.

No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. This vulnerability is not remotely exploitable, however, an attacker with low skill level could leverage the vulnerability.

Authenticated, non-administrative local users are able to alter service executables with escalated privileges which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current system services.

CVE-2017-12728 is the case number assigned to this vulnerability, which has a CVSS v3 base score of 5.3.

The product sees use mainly in the critical manufacturing sector. It sees action in Europe.

Switzerland-based SpiderControl created a new version of the software (Version 2.02.0100). Click here to download the new version, however, a login is required to view the download.



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