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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Advisory (icsa-21-180-06) Claroty Secure Remote Access Site
30 June 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Claroty Secure Remote Access Site
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2021-32958
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ICS Advisory (ICSA-21-180-06)
Claroty Secure Remote Access Site
Original release date: June 29, 2021
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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
o CVSS v3 5.5
o ATTENTION: Low attack complexity
o Vendor: Claroty
o Equipment: Secure Remote Access (SRA) Site
o Vulnerability: Authentication Bypass Using an Alternate Path or Channel
2. RISK EVALUATION
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability enables an attacker with local
(Linux) system access to bypass access controls for the central configuration
file of the SRA Site software.
3. TECHNICAL DETAILS
3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS
The following versions of SRA are affected:
o Versions 3.0 through 3.2
3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
3.2.1 AUTHENTICATION BYPASS USING AN ALTERNATE PATH OR CHANNEL CWE-288
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows an attacker with local
command line interface access to gain the secret key, subsequentially allowing
them to generate valid session tokens for the web user interface (UI). With
access to the web UI an attacker can access assets managed by the SRA
installation and could compromise the installation.
CVE-2021-32958 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score
5.5 has been calculated; the CVSS vector string is ( AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/
o CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Critical Manufacturing, Energy, Healthcare
and Public Health, Water and Wastewater Systems
o COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide
o COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: United States
Alphastrike Labs reported this vulnerability to Claroty.
Claroty recommends users upgrade their SRA installation to Version 3.2.1
(released April 27, 2021). Users unable to apply the latest patch should
restrict non-admin access to the system hosting the SRA Site software as an
Users may contact either Claroty Support or a Customer Success Manager to
obtain the latest release of SRA, which includes the fix to this vulnerability
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.cisa.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.cisa.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.
No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. This
vulnerability is not exploitable remotely.
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