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      Advisory (ICSA-17-040-01) Hanwha Techwin Smart Security Manager
                             10 February 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Hanwha Techwin Smart Security Manager
Publisher:         ICS-CERT
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Administrator Compromise   -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data   -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5169 CVE-2017-5168 

Original Bulletin: 

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Advisory (ICSA-17-040-01)

Hanwha Techwin Smart Security Manager

Original release date: February 09, 2017

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CVSS v3 7.5

ATTENTION: Remotely exploitable

Vendor: Hanwha Techwin

Equipment: Smart Security Manager

Vulnerabilities: Remote Code Execution


The following Smart Security Manager, a software management platform, versions
are affected:

Smart Security Manager Versions 1.5 and prior.


Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to 
create an arbitrary file on the server with attacker controlled data as well 
as an attacker gaining root shell access. These conditions could allow remote
code execution.


Hanwha Techwin has released a patch for v1.4 and v1.5. Customers using v1.4 
and v1.5 need to upgrade using Patch_SSMv1.5_or_1.4_for_Cert_Vulnerability.

Customers using v1.3 and prior need to upgrade using patch SSM-TS v1.60.0.

Patches and updates can be found at this location:

(link is external)

NCCIC/ICS-CERT recommends that users take defensive measures to minimize the 
risk of exploitation of these vulnerabilities. Specifically, users should:

Minimize network exposure for all control system devices and/or systems, 
and ensure that they are not accessible from the Internet.

Locate control system networks and remote devices behind firewalls, and 
isolate them from the business network.

When remote access is required, use secure methods, such as Virtual 
Private Networks (VPNs), recognizing that VPNs may have vulnerabilities and 
should be updated to the most current version available. Also recognize that 
VPN is only as secure as the connected devices.

ICS-CERT reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk 
assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.

ICS-CERT also provides a section for control systems security recommended 
practices on the ICS-CERT web page. Several recommended practices are 
available for reading and download, including Improving Industrial Control 
Systems Cybersecurity with Defense-in-Depth Strategies.

Additional mitigation guidance and recommended practices are publicly 
available in the ICSCERT Technical Information Paper, 
ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation 
Strategies, that is available for download from the ICS-CERT web site.

Organizations observing any suspected malicious activity should follow their 
established internal procedures and report their findings to ICS-CERT for 
tracking and correlation against other incidents.

No known public exploits specifically target these vulnerabilities.



Multiple Path Traversal vulnerabilities have been identified. The flaws exist
within the ActiveMQ Broker service that is installed as part of the product. 
By issuing specific HTTP requests, if a user visits a malicious page, an 
attacker can gain access to arbitrary files on the server. Smart Security 
Manager Versions 1.4 and prior to 1.31 are affected by these vulnerabilities.
These vulnerabilities can allow for remote code execution.

CVE-2017-5168 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
7.5 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is 


Multiple Cross Site Request Forgery vulnerabilities have been identified. The
flaws exist within the Redis and Apache Felix Gogo servers that are installed
as part of this product. By issuing specific HTTP Post requests, an attacker 
can gain system level access to a remote shell session. Smart Security Manager
Versions 1.5 and prior are affected by these vulnerabilities. These 
vulnerabilities can allow for remote code execution.

CVE-2017-5169 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
7.5 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is 


Steven Seeley of Source Incite discovered these vulnerabilities.


Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Commercial Facilities, Critical 
Manufacturing, Energy, Water and Wastewater Systems

Countries/Areas Deployed: Deployed worldwide

Company Headquarters Location: South Korea

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