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[SVE-216621514] Schneider Electric PowerLogic PM8ECC Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability

Date Type Platform Author EDB-ID CVE-ID OSVDB-ID Download App SIS Signature
2016-06-21OTHERSchneider Electric PowerLogic PM8ECCSchneider ElectricN/A2016-4513N/AN/AN/A

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# Schneider Electric PowerLogic PM8ECC Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability
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### OVERVIEW

Schneider Electric has notified NCCIC/ICS-CERT of a Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Schneider Electric's PowerLogic PM8ECC communications add-on module for the Series 800 PowerMeter. Schneider Electric has produced a firmware update to mitigate this vulnerability.

This vulnerability could be exploited remotely.




### AFFECTED PRODUCTS

Schneider Electric reports that the vulnerability affects the following versions of PowerLogic PM8ECC:

PowerLogic PM8ECC, firmware versions prior to Version 2.651






### IMPACT

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated attacker to inject arbitrary JavaScript in a specially crafted URL request where the response containing user data is returned to the web browser without being made safe to display.

Impact to individual organizations depends on many factors that are unique to each organization. ICS-CERT recommends that organizations evaluate the impact of this vulnerability based on their operational environment, architecture, and product implementation.






### BACKGROUND

Schneider Electric's corporate headquarters is located in Paris, France, and it maintains offices in more than 100 countries worldwide.

The affected product, PowerLogic PM8ECC, is a communications add-on module for the Series 800 PowerMeter. According to Schneider Electric, PowerLogic PM8ECC is deployed in the Commercial Facilities sector. Schneider Electric estimates that this product is used worldwide.





### VULNERABILITY CHARACTERIZATION


# VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW

CROSS-SITE SCRIPTING

This vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated attacker to inject arbitrary JavaScript.

CVE-2016-4513 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of 6.1 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N).





### VULNERABILITY DETAILS


# EXPLOITABILITY

This vulnerability could be exploited remotely.


# EXISTENCE OF EXPLOIT

No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability.


# DIFFICULTY

An attacker with a low skill would be able to exploit this vulnerability.





### MITIGATION

Schneider Electric has produced a firmware update to mitigate this vulnerability. The PowerLogic PM8ECC firmware Version 2.651 is available at:

http://www.schneider-electric.com/ww/en/download/document/p8e02651_DOT_bin