Lobby Track Desktop Printer Dialog access control

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A vulnerability was found in Lobby Track Desktop (unknown version). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component Printer Dialog. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Lobby Track Desktop could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the printer dialog. By visiting the kiosk and signing in as a visitor, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the command line to break out of kiosk mode.

The bug was discovered 03/04/2019. The weakness was published 03/21/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-17487 since 09/25/2018. An attack has to be approached locally. 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 17 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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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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09/25/2018 🔍
03/04/2019 +160 days 🔍
03/21/2019 +17 days 🔍
03/22/2019 +1 days 🔍
08/03/2023 +1595 days 🔍


Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-17487 (🔍)
X-Force: 149647


Created: 03/22/2019 06:58 AM
Updated: 08/03/2023 09:25 AM
Changes: 03/22/2019 06:58 AM (55), 05/17/2020 04:52 PM (1), 08/03/2023 09:25 AM (3)
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