TeslaMate up to 1.25.0 API Call access control

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A vulnerability was found in TeslaMate up to 1.25.0 (Vehicle Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component API Call Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

TeslaMate before 1.25.1 (when using the default Docker configuration) allows attackers to open doors of Tesla vehicles, start Keyless Driving, and interfere with vehicle operation en route. This occurs because an attacker can leverage Grafana login access to obtain a token for Tesla API calls.

The weakness was disclosed 01/25/2022 as fff6915e7364f83b3030f980d5743299c4e5260d. It is possible to read the advisory at medium.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-23126 since 01/11/2022. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to approached within the local network. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version 1.25.1 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at github.com. Applying the patch fff6915e7364f83b3030f980d5743299c4e5260d is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-284
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔒

Upgrade: TeslaMate 1.25.1
Patch: fff6915e7364f83b3030f980d5743299c4e5260d


01/11/2022 CVE reserved
01/25/2022 +14 days Advisory disclosed
01/25/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/28/2022 +3 days VulDB last update


Advisory: fff6915e7364f83b3030f980d5743299c4e5260d
Status: Confirmed
Confirmation: 🔒

CVE: CVE-2022-23126 (🔒)


Created: 01/25/2022 07:54 AM
Updated: 01/28/2022 09:11 AM
Changes: (3) advisory_identifier advisory_confirm_url source_cve_nvd_summary
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