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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2023.1785 ICS Advisory (ICSA-23-082-02) CP Plus KVMS Pro 24 March 2023 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: CP Plus KVMS Pro Publisher: ICS-CERT Operating System: Network Appliance Resolution: Mitigation CVE Names: CVE-2023-1518 Original Bulletin: https://www.cisa.gov/news-events/ics-advisories/icsa-23-082-02 Comment: CVSS (Max): 7.8 CVE-2023-1518 (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) CVSS Source: ICS-CERT Calculator: https://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0#CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ICS Advisory (ICSA-23-082-02) CP Plus KVMS Pro Release Date March 23, 2023 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY o CVSS v3 7.8 o ATTENTION: Low attack complexity o Vendor: CP Plus o Equipment: KVMS Pro o Vulnerability: Insufficiently Protected Credentials 2. RISK EVALUATION Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to retrieve sensitive credentials and control the entire CCTV system. 3. TECHNICAL DETAILS 3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS The following versions of CP Plus KVMS Pro, a software management platform, are affected: o KVMS Pro V2.01.0.T.190521 and prior 3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW 3.2.1 INSUFFICIENTLY PROTECTED CREDENTIALS CWE-522 CP Plus KVMS Pro versions 2.01.0.T.190521 and prior are vulnerable to sensitive credentials being leaked because they are insufficiently protected. CVE-2023-1518 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/I:H/A:H ). 3.3 BACKGROUND o CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Commercial Facilities o COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide o COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: India 3.4 RESEARCHER Harshit Shukla reported this vulnerability to CISA. 4. MITIGATIONS CP Plus has not responded to requests to work with CISA to mitigate this vulnerability. Users of the affected product are encouraged to contact CP Plus customer support for additional information. 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 they are not accessible from the Internet . o Locate control system networks and remote devices behind firewalls and isolate them from business networks. o When remote access is required, use secure methods, such as Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), recognizing VPNs may have vulnerabilities and should be updated to the most current version available. Also recognize VPN is only as secure as its 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 at cisa.gov/ics . Several CISA products detailing cyber defense best 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 at cisa.gov/ics in the technical information paper, ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation Strategies . Organizations observing suspected malicious activity should follow established internal procedures and report findings to CISA for tracking and correlation against other incidents. This vulnerability is not exploitable remotely. No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. 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