|2017-09-21||Other||Schneider Electric||Aaron Portnoy, formerly of Exodus Intelligence, discovered and reported this vulnerability to ICS-CERT.
# Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio, InTouch Machine Edition
### VULNERABLE VENDOR
### VULNERABLE PRODUCT
InduSoft Web Studio, InTouch Machine Edition
Aaron Portnoy, formerly of Exodus Intelligence, discovered and reported this vulnerability to ICS-CERT.
### AFFECTED PRODUCTS
Schneider Electric reports that the vulnerability affects the following InduSoft Web Studio products:
InduSoft Web Studio v8.0 SP2 or prior, and
InTouch Machine Edition v8.0 SP2 or prior.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary commands with high privileges.
### VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
MISSING AUTHENTICATION FOR CRITICAL FUNCTION CWE-306
InduSoft Web Studio provides the capability for an HMI client to trigger script execution on the server for the purposes of performing customized calculations or actions.
A remote malicious entity could bypass the server authentication and trigger the execution of an arbitrary command.
The command is executed under high privileges and could lead to a complete compromise of the server.
CVE-2017-13997 has been assigned to this vulnerability.
A CVSS v3 base score of 9.8 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Critical Manufacturing, Energy, Healthcare and Public Health, Water and Wastewater Systems
Countries/Areas Deployed: Worldwide
Company Headquarters Location: Paris, France
Schneider Electric recommends users using InduSoft Web Studio v8.0 SP2 or prior should upgrade and apply InduSoft Web Studio v8.0 SP2 Patch 1 as soon as possible. This patch can be found on the Schneider Electric InduSoft web site at the following location:
Schneider Electric recommends users using InTouch Machine Edition v8.0 SP2 or prior should upgrade and apply InTouch Machine Edition v8.0 SP2 Patch 1 as soon as possible. This patch can be found on Schneider Electric’s Invensys web site at the following location (registration required):
For more information on this vulnerability and associated patch, please see InduSoft Security Bulletin LFSEC00000121 on the Schneider Electric cybersecurity web site: