Pepperl Fuchs RocketLinx Comtrol up to 1.3.0 Administration Interface command injection

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A vulnerability has been found in Pepperl Fuchs RocketLinx Comtrol up to 1.3.0 (Programming Language Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component Administration Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a command injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-77. The product constructs all or part of a command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended command when it is sent to a downstream component. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 10/05/2020 by T. Weber. The advisory is shared at The public release was coordinated with Pepperl Fuchs. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-12503. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1202 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 1.3.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.






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Class: Command injection
CWE: CWE-77 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1202

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Upgrade: RocketLinx Comtrol 1.3.1


04/30/2020 🔍
10/05/2020 +158 days 🔍
10/05/2020 +0 days 🔍
10/10/2020 +5 days 🔍
11/18/2020 +39 days 🔍


Researcher: T. Weber
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2020-12503 (🔍)


Created: 10/10/2020 07:52 AM
Updated: 11/18/2020 06:15 AM
Changes: 10/10/2020 07:52 AM (7), 10/10/2020 07:54 AM (38), 11/16/2020 10:18 AM (1), 11/18/2020 06:11 AM (2), 11/18/2020 06:15 AM (7)
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