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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Advisory (icsa-22-179-01) ABB e-Design
29 June 2022
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: ABB e-Design
Operating System: Network Appliance
CVE Names: CVE-2022-29483 CVE-2022-28702
Comment: CVSS (Max): 7.8 CVE-2022-29483 (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
CVSS Source: ICS-CERT
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ICS Advisory (ICSA-22-179-01)
Original release date: June 28, 2022
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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
o CVSS v3 7.8
o ATTENTION: Low attack complexity
o Vendor: ABB
o Equipment: e-Design
o Vulnerabilities: Incorrect Default Permissions
2. RISK EVALUATION
Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow privilege escalation or a
denial-of service condition.
3. TECHNICAL DETAILS
3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS
The following versions of e-Design engineering software are affected:
o e-Design: All versions prior to 1.12.2.0006
3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
3.2.1 INCORRECT DEFAULT PERMISSIONS CWE-276
Incorrect default permissions in the affected product create a
denial-of-service condition on the target machine, on which affected product is
installed, after a reboot.
CVE-2022-28702 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
6.1 has been calculated; the CVSS vector string is (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N
3.2.2 INCORRECT DEFAULT PERMISSIONS CWE-276
Incorrect default permissions in the affected product allows an attacker to
install malicious software executed with SYSTEM permissions.
CVE-2022-29483 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
7.8 has been calculated; the CVSS vector string is (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H
o CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Energy
o COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide
o COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: Switzerland
Michael DePlante (@izobashi) of Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative reported
these vulnerabilities to CISA.
o Update to Version 1.12.2.0006 or later
o The owner of the machine should not let any other user log in until the
update is applied.
o The machine owner should not leave the machine unlocked when not in use.
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 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 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 these vulnerabilities. These
vulnerabilities are not exploitable remotely.
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