Allen Bradley MicroLogix 1400 up to 21.2 File Permission Crafted Packet access control

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A vulnerability was found in Allen Bradley MicroLogix 1400 up to 21.2 and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown part of the component File Permission. The manipulation as part of a Crafted Packet leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An exploitable access control vulnerability exists in the data, program, and function file permissions functionality of Allen Bradley Micrologix 1400 Series B FRN 21.2 and before. A specially crafted packet can cause a read or write operation resulting in disclosure of sensitive information, modification of settings, or modification of ladder logic. An attacker can send unauthenticated packets to trigger this vulnerability. Required Keyswitch State: REMOTE Description: Any input or output can be forced, causing unpredictable activity from the PLC.

The bug was discovered 03/28/2018. The weakness was presented 04/05/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at talosintelligence.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-14465 since 09/13/2017. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 8 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.0
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
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09/13/2017 🔍
03/28/2018 +196 days 🔍
04/05/2018 +8 days 🔍
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04/06/2018 +1 days 🔍
02/27/2023 +1788 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: talosintelligence.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-14465 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 04/06/2018 09:00 AM
Updated: 02/27/2023 08:33 AM
Changes: 04/06/2018 09:00 AM (59), 01/22/2020 03:16 PM (1), 02/27/2023 08:33 AM (14)
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