Advisory Details

August 23rd, 2022

(Pwn2Own) AVEVA Edge Uncontrolled Search Path Element Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1125
ZDI-CAN-17114

CVE ID CVE-2022-28686
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS AVEVA
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Edge
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of AVEVA Edge. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of APP files. The process loads a library from an unsecured location. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS AVEVA has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.aveva.com/content/dam/aveva/documents/support/cyber-security-updates/SecurityBulletin_AVEVA-2022-005.pdf
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-05-09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-08-23 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Piotr Bazydlo (@chudypb)
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