Advisory Details

August 14th, 2018

Crestron Multiple Products CTP Console LAUNCH Command Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-18-930
ZDI-CAN-6171

CVE ID CVE-2018-11229
CVSS SCORE 8.5, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Crestron
AFFECTED PRODUCTS MC3
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands on vulnerable installations of Crestron Crestron's WindowCE-based products. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the engineer built-in account that enables a hidden 'LAUNCH' command. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escape the CTP console's sandbox environment to execute commands with elevated privileges.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Crestron has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-221-01
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2018-05-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2018-08-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • 2018-08-14 - Advisory Updated
CREDIT Ricky "HeadlessZeke" Lawshae
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