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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Advisory (ICSA-17-285-03) Envitech Ltd. EnviDAS Ultimate
13 October 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: EnviDAS Ultimate
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2017-9625
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Envitech Ltd. EnviDAS Ultimate
Original release date: October 12, 2017
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CVSS v3 8.2
ATTENTION: Remotely exploitable/low skill level to exploit.
Vendor: Envitech Ltd.
Equipment: EnviDAS Ultimate
Vulnerability: Improper Authentication
The following versions of EnviDAS Ultimate, a web application for
environmental monitoring, are affected:
EnviDAS Ultimate Versions prior to v22.214.171.124
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to view
and edit settings without authenticating and execute code remotely.
Envitech Ltd., recommends that users of affected versions update to the latest
version of v126.96.36.199 or newer. The update can be obtained by contacting
Envitech Ltd., support at the following email:
email@example.com (link sends e-mail)
NCCIC/ICS-CERT recommends that users take defensive measures to minimize the
risk of exploitation of this vulnerability. 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 this vulnerability.
IMPROPER AUTHENTICATION CWE-287
The web application lacks proper authentication which could allow an attacker
to view information and modify settings or execute code remotely.
CVE-2017-9625 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
8.2 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is
Can Demirel and Deniz evik of Biznet Bilisim discovered the vulnerability and
tested the patch.
Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Commercial Facilities, Communications, Water
and Wastewater Systems
Countries/Areas Deployed: Worldwide
Company Headquarters Location: Israel
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