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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A vulnerability has been identified in Schneider Electric
SoMove Software and DTM Software Components
7 March 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Schneider Electric SoMove Software and DTM Software Components
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2018-7239
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Schneider Electric SoMove Software and DTM Software Components
Original release date: March 06, 2018
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CVSS v3 7.8
Vendor: Schneider Electric
Equipment: SoMove software and DTM software components
Vulnerability: Uncontrolled Search Path Element
Schneider Electric reports the vulnerability affects the following SoMove
software and DTM software components:
SoMove software, versions prior to 2.6.2
ATV320 DTM, versions prior to 1.1.6
ATV340 DTM, versions prior to 1.2.3
ATV6xx DTM, versions prior to 1.8.0
ATV9xx DTM, versions prior to 1.3.5
AltivarDtmLibrary, versions prior to 12.7.0
ATV LIFT DTM
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute
Schneider Electric has provided the following updates for the affected
ATV32 / ATV71 / ATV61 / ATV LIFT / ATV31_312 / ATV212 / ATV12
For more information on this vulnerability and its associated patches, please
see Schneider Electrics security notification SEVD-2018-060-01 on their
For further information related to cybersecurity in Schneider Electric
products, please visit the companys cybersecurity web page:
NCCIC recommends users take defensive measures to minimize the risk of
exploitation of this vulnerability by protecting themselves from social
engineering attacks. Specifically, users should:
Do not click web links or open unsolicited attachments in email messages.
Refer to Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams for more information on avoiding
Refer to Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information
on social engineering attacks.
NCCIC reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk
assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.
NCCIC also provides a section for control systems security recommended
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Systems Cybersecurity with Defense-in-Depth Strategies.
Additional mitigation guidance and recommended practices are publicly
available in the NCCIC Technical Information Paper,
ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation
Strategies, that is available for download from the ICS-CERT website.
Organizations observing any suspected malicious activity should follow their
established internal procedures and report their findings to NCCIC for
tracking and correlation against other incidents.
No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. This
vulnerability is not exploitable remotely. Low skill level is needed to
UNCONTROLLED SEARCH PATH ELEMENT CWE-427
An attacker may execute malicious DLL files that have been placed within the
CVE-2018-7239 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
7.8 has been calculated; the CVSS vector string is
ADLab of Venustech reported this vulnerability to NCCIC.
Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Critical manufacturing
Countries/Areas Deployed: Worldwide
Company Headquarters Location: France
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