VeriFone MX900 30251000 Permission svc_netcontrol access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in VeriFone MX900 30251000. Affected by this vulnerability is the function svc_netcontrol of the component Permission Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Verifone MX900 series Pinpad Payment Terminals with OS 30251000 have Insecure Permissions, with resultant svc_netcontrol arbitrary command injection and privilege escalation.

The weakness was released 10/23/2020. The advisory is shared at ptsecurity.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-14718 since 08/06/2019. The attack needs to be done within the local network. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/27/2020). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

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: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Partially

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08/06/2019 CVE assigned
10/23/2020 +444 days Advisory disclosed
10/23/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/27/2020 +34 days VulDB last update

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Advisory: ptsecurity.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-14718 (🔒)

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Created: 10/23/2020 04:16 PM
Updated: 11/27/2020 12:55 AM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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