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[SVE-495408194] ICONICS WebHMI Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Date Type Platform Author EDB-ID CVE-ID OSVDB-ID Download App SIS Signature
2016-03-31HMIwindowsMaxim RuppN/A2016-2289N/AN/AN/A

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# ICONICS WebHMI Directory Traversal Vulnerability
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### OVERVIEW

Independent researcher Maxim Rupp has identified a directory traversal vulnerability in the ICONICS WebHMI V9 application. ICONICS has produced recommendations to mitigate this vulnerability.

This vulnerability could be exploited remotely.



### AFFECTED PRODUCTS

The following ICONICS product is affected:

WebHMI Version 9 and earlier.





### IMPACT

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to download arbitrary files from the target system.

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





### BACKGROUND

ICONICS is a US-based enterprise located in Foxborough, Massachusetts. ICONICS maintains offices in parts of Europe and Asia.

ICONICS WebHMI products are deployed across several sectors including Commercial Facilities, Energy, Food and Agriculture, Healthcare and Public Health, and Water and Wastewater Systems. ICONICS estimates that this product is used primarily in the United States and Europe with a small percentage in Asia.





### VULNERABILITY CHARACTERIZATION


# VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW

PATH TRAVERSAL

An attacker can refer to the configuration files. These files store hashes of passwords and other parameters.

CVE-2016-2289 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of 9.8 has been calculated; the CVSS vector string is (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H).





### 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

ICONICS recommends users of WebHMI V9 or earlier should avoid exposing the WebHMI product directly to the Internet. This can be done by using firewalls and/or VPNs. Another mitigation option ICONICS recommends would be to upgrade the system to the V10 version of the ICONICS products and the applying security features built into V10.

The V10 version is available from the ICONICS web site at: http://www.iconics.com/Home/Products.aspx