Pilz PAScal/PASconnect/PASmotion/PNOZmulti Configurator ZIP Configuration File path traversal

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A vulnerability has been found in Pilz PAScal, PASconnect, PASmotion and PNOZmulti Configurator (the affected version is unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component ZIP Configuration File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. The software uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the software does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A path traversal vulnerability was discovered in multiple Pilz products. An unauthenticated local attacker could use a zipped, malicious configuration file to trigger arbitrary file writes ('zip-slip').

The weakness was published 11/24/2022 as VDE-2022-044. The advisory is available at cert.vde.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-40976 since 09/19/2022. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/24/2022). This vulnerability is assigned to T1006 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Path traversal
CWE: CWE-22
ATT&CK: T1006

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Remote: Yes

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09/19/2022 CVE reserved
11/24/2022 +66 days Advisory disclosed
11/24/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/24/2022 +0 days VulDB last update

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Advisory: VDE-2022-044
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-40976 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 11/24/2022 01:08 PM
Changes: 11/24/2022 01:08 PM (48)
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