Advisory Details

June 22nd, 2020

(Pwn2Own) Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SE Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-20-730
ZDI-CAN-10284

CVE ID CVE-2020-12029
CVSS SCORE 9.8, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Rockwell Automation
AFFECTED PRODUCTS FactoryTalk View SE
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SE. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of project files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Rockwell Automation has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://rockwellautomation.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1126944
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2020-01-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2020-06-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Team FLASHBACK: Pedro Ribeiro (pedrib@gmail.com|@pedrib1337) and Radek Domanski (@RabbitPro)
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