ESB-2018.0459 - [Appliance] Schneider Electric IGSS SCADA Software: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2018-02-15

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          Schneider Electric IGSS SCADA Software security update
                             15 February 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Schneider Electric IGSS SCADA Software
Publisher:         ICS-CERT
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service               -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-9967  

Original Bulletin:

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This advisory contains mitigation details for a security misconfiguration 
vulnerability in Schneider Electric's IDSS SCADA software.

Advisory (ICSA-18-044-02)
Schneider Electric IGSS SCADA Software
Original release date: February 13, 2018

All information products included in are provided 
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(DHS) does not provide any warranties of any kind regarding any information 
contained within. DHS does not endorse any commercial product or service, 
referenced in this product or otherwise. Further dissemination of this product 
is governed by the Traffic Light Protocol (TLP) marking in the header. For more 
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CVSS v3 7.0

ATTENTION: Locally exploitable/high skill level to exploit.

Vendor: Schneider Electric

Equipment: IGSS SCADA Software

Vulnerability: Security Misconfiguration


Schneider Electric reports that the vulnerability affects the following IGSS 
SCADA Software products:

    IGSS SCADA Software V12 and all previous versions.


Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could cause the device the 
attacker is accessing to crash or execute arbitrary code.


Schneider Electric has provided IGSS SCADA Software V13 to address this 
vulnerability. Users are recommended to update to V13 using the following link. 
(link is external)

NCCIC recommends users take defensive measures to minimize the risk of exploitation 
of this vulnerability. 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 email scams.

    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 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 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 remotely exploitable.



Memory protection settings such as address space layout randomization (ASLR) and 
data execution prevention (DEP) are not properly implemented.

CVE-2017-9967 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of 7.0 
has been calculated; the CVSS vector string is (AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:L).


Ivan Sanchez of Nullcode reported this vulnerability to NCCIC.


Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Commercial Facilities, Critical Manufacturing, 

Countries/Areas Deployed: Worldwide

Company Headquarters Location: France

Contact Information

For any questions related to this report, please contact the NCCIC at:

Email: (link sends e-mail)
Toll Free: 1-888-282-0870

For industrial control systems cybersecurity information: 
or incident reporting:

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