Radio Thermostat Of America Inc Lack Of Authentication

2013.08.02
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-287


CVSS Base Score: 8.3/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5/10
Exploit range: Adjacent network
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

Trustwave SpiderLabs Security Advisory TWSL2013-022: No Authentication Vulnerability in Radio Thermostat of America, Inc Published: 08/01/13 Version: 1.0 Vendor: Radio Thermostat of America, Inc Product: CT80, CT50 Version affected: v1.4.64 and earlier Product description: The Radio Thermostat CT80 and CT50 are thermostats which can be controlled via WiFi. Finding 1: No Authentication *****Credit: Daniel Crowley of Trustwave SpiderLabs CVE: CVE-2013-4860 CWE: CWE-287 Improper Authentication When on the same network as a Radio Thermostat unit, no authentication is required to use any part of the API. Users on the same subnet as the unit can query and change various settings such as the operation mode, wifi connection settings, and temperature thresholds. Vendor Response: No response received. Remediation Steps: No patch currently exists for this issue. To limit exposure, network access to these devices should be limited to authorized personnel through the use of Access Control Lists and proper network segmentation. Revision History: 06/19/13 - Attempt to contact vendor 07/10/13 - Attempt to contact vendor 07/12/13 - Attempt to contact vendor 07/19/13 - Attempt to contact vendor 08/01/13 - Advisory published References 1. http://www.radiothermostat.com About Trustwave: Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. For organizations faced with today's challenging data security and compliance environment, Trustwave provides a unique approach with comprehensive solutions that include its flagship TrustKeeper compliance management software and other proprietary security solutions. Trustwave has helped thousands of organizations--ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailers--manage compliance and secure their network infrastructure, data communications and critical information assets. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa, China and Australia. For more information, visit https://www.trustwave.com About Trustwave SpiderLabs: SpiderLabs(R) is the advanced security team at Trustwave focused on application security, incident response, penetration testing, physical security and security research. The team has performed over a thousand incident investigations, thousands of penetration tests and hundreds of application security tests globally. In addition, the SpiderLabs Research team provides intelligence through bleeding-edge research and proof of concept tool development to enhance Trustwave's products and services. https://www.trustwave.com/spiderlabs Disclaimer: The information provided in this advisory is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Trustwave disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Trustwave or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Trustwave or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply. ________________________________ This transmission may contain information that is privileged, confidential, and/or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the information contained herein (including any reliance thereon) is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. If you received this transmission in error, please immediately contact the sender and destroy the material in its entirety, whether in electronic or hard copy format.

References:

http://www.radiothermostat.com


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