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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Advisory (icsa-20-098-04) Fuji Electric V-Server Lite
8 April 2020
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Fuji Electric V-Server Lite
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Denial of Service -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2020-10646
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ICS Advisory (ICSA-20-098-04)
Fuji Electric V-Server Lite
Original release date: April 07, 2020
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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
o CVSS v3 7.8
o ATTENTION: Exploitable remotely/low skill level to exploit
o Vendor: Fuji Electric
o Equipment: V-Server Lite
o Vulnerability: Heap-based Buffer Overflow
2. RISK EVALUATION
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to
gain elevated privileges for remote code execution.
3. TECHNICAL DETAILS
3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS
The following versions of V-Server Lite, a data collection and management
service, are affected:
o V-Server Lite, all versions prior to 22.214.171.124
3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
3.2.1 HEAP-BASED BUFFER OVERFLOW CWE-122
The buffer allocated to read data, when parsing VPR files, is too small.
CVE-2020-10646 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
7.8 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is ( AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/
o CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Critical Manufacturing
o COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide
o COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: Japan
kimiya working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative reported this
vulnerability to CISA.
Fuji Electric has released Version 126.96.36.199 to mitigate the reported
vulnerability. The new version can be obtained at the Fuji Electric Library
CISA recommends users take defensive measures to minimize the risk of
exploitation of this vulnerability. Specifically, users should:
o Minimize network exposure for all control system devices and/or systems,
and ensure that they are not accessible from the Internet .
o Locate control system networks and remote devices behind firewalls, and
isolate them from the business network.
o 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.
CISA reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk
assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.
CISA also provides a section for control systems security recommended practices
on the ICS webpage on us-cert.gov . 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
on the ICS webpage on us-cert.gov in the Technical Information Paper,
ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation
Organizations observing any suspected malicious activity should follow their
established internal procedures and report their findings to CISA for tracking
and correlation against other incidents.
CISA also recommends users take the following measures to protect themselves
from social engineering attacks:
o Do not click web links or open unsolicited attachments in email messages.
o Refer to Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams for more information on
avoiding email scams.
o Refer to Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more
information on social engineering attacks.
No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability.
For any questions related to this report, please contact the CISA at:
Toll Free: 1-888-282-0870
CISA continuously strives to improve its products and services. You can help by
choosing one of the links below to provide feedback about this product.
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