1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CVSS v3 7.2
- ATTENTION: Exploitable remotely/low skill level to exploit
- Vendor: Geutebrück
- Equipment: G-Cam and G-Code
- Vulnerabilities: Cross-site Scripting, OS Command Injection
2. RISK EVALUATION
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution as root and remote code execution in the browser of the IP camera operator.
3. TECHNICAL DETAILS
3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS
Geutebruck reports that the vulnerabilities affect the following Encoder and E2 Series Camera versions and models:
- G-Code: All versions 22.214.171.124 and prior
- G-Cam: All versions 126.96.36.199 and prior
3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
A cross-site scripting vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker with access to event configuration to store malicious code on the server, which could later be triggered by a legitimate user resulting in code execution within the user’s browser.
Using a specially crafted URL command, a remote authenticated user can execute commands as root.
User input is not properly validated, which could allow a remote authenticated attacker with access to network configuration to supply system commands to the server, leading to remote code execution as root.
- CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Commercial Facilities, Energy, Financial Services, Government Facilities, Healthcare and Public Health, Transportation Systems
- COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide
- COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: Germany
Romain Luyer and Guillaume Gronnier from CEIS, and Davy Douhine from RandoriSec reported these vulnerabilities to NCCIC.
Geutebruck recommends users upgrade to the latest firmware, Version 188.8.131.52 or later. This can be found at the following link:
https://www.geutebrueck.com/en_EN/login.html (Login Required)
Geutebruck has also released a security advisory that can be found at the following link:
https://portal.geutebrueck.com/ (Login Required)
NCCIC recommends users take defensive measures to minimize the risk of exploitation of this vulnerability. Specifically, users should:
- Ensure the system is configured using least privilege.
- 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.
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 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 on the ICS-CERT website in the Technical Information Paper, ICS-TIP-12-146-01B–Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation Strategies.
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.
NCCIC also recommends that users take the following measures to protect themselves from social engineering attacks:
- Do not click web links or open unsolicited attachments in email messages.
- Refer to Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams for more information on avoiding email scams.
- Refer to Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information on social engineering attacks.
No known public exploits specifically target these vulnerabilities.