Equipment: SCADA Web Server
Vulnerability: Directory Traversal
The following versions of SpiderControl SCADA Web Server, a software management platform, are affected:
SCADA Web Server < version 2.02.0100
Critical Infrastructure Sector: Critical Manufacturing
Countries/Areas Deployed: Europe
Company Headquarters Location: Switzerland
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could cause an attacker to gain read access to system files through directory traversal.
IMPROPER LIMITATION OF A PATHNAME TO A RESTRICTED DIRECTORY (‘PATH TRAVERSAL’) CWE-22
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of SpiderControl SCADA. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within web server access to the scdefault directory. 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 disclose files accessible to the SYSTEM account.
CVE-2017-12694 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of 5.3 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N).