Fr. Sauter Fix for CASE Suite

Thursday, November 1, 2018 @ 06:11 PM gHale

Fr. Sauter AG has a recommended fix for an improper restriction of XML external entity reference vulnerability in its CASE Suite, according to a report with NCCIC.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability, discovered by Gjoko Krstic of Applied Risk, could allow an attacker to remotely retrieve unauthorized files from the system.

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CASE Suite Versions 3.10 and prior suffer from the remotely exploitable vulnerability.

An XXE vulnerability exists when processing parameter entities, which may allow remote file disclosure.

CVE-2018-17912 is the case number assigned to this vulnerability, which has a CVSS v3 base score of 7.5.

The product sees action mainly in the critical manufacturing sector. It also sees action on a global basis.

No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. However, an attacker with low skill level could leverage the vulnerability.

Switzerland-based Fr. Sauter AG recommends users apply Service Release 1 for the current CASE Suite Version 3.10. The software is deployed via local support channels.

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