Advisory Details

February 5th, 2014

WellinTech KingSCADA KingAlarm & Event KAEManageServer Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-012
ZDI-CAN-1553

CVE ID CVE-2013-2826
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS WellinTech
AFFECTED PRODUCTS KingAlarm & Event
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of WellinTech KingSCADA KingAlarm&Event. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within KAEManageServer.exe, which listens by default on TCP port 8130. Authentication to this service is performed locally through the KAEClientManager console but no authentication is performed against remote connections. A remote attacker with knowledge of the protocol can use this to disclose certain credentials and login to the Oracle database as a legitimate user.

VENDOR RESPONSE WellinTech has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-13-344-01
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-04-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-02-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
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