SYT-2022-6: Default credentials authentication bypass vulnerability in Secure Integration Server, edgeConnector and edgeAggregator

Publisher: Softing Industrial Automation GmbH Document category: csaf_security_advisory
Initial release date: 2022-07-27T10:00:00.000Z Engine: Secvisogram 1.14.0
Current release date: 2022-07-27T10:00:00.000Z Build Date: 2022-07-27T14:40:56.508Z
Current version: 1.0.0 Status: final
CVSSv3.1 Base Score: 9.8 Severity: high
Original language: en-US Language:
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Vulnerabilities

(CVE-2022-2336)

The software ships with the default administrator credentials as `admin` and password as `admin`. This allows us to login to the server directly and perform administrative functions. Upon installation or upon first login, the application does not ask the user to change the `admin` password. On top of this, there is no warning or prompt to ask the user to change the default password, and in order to change the password, many steps are required.

CWE: CWE-287:Improper Authentication
Discovery date: 2022-05-09T10:00:00.000Z

Product status

Known affected
Product CVSS-Vector CVSS Base Score
Softing Secure Integration Server V1.22 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 9.8
Softing edgeConnector Siemens V3.10 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 9.8
Softing edgeConnector 840D V3.10 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 9.8
Softing edgeConnector Modbus V3.10 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 9.8
Softing edgeAggregator V3.10 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H 9.8

Remediations

Mitigation

Change the admin password or create a new user with administrative rights and delete the admin user.

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Acknowledgments

Softing Industrial Automation GmbH

Namespace: https://industrial.softing.com

Softing PSIRT - contact us at [email protected]

Revision history

Version Date of the revision Summary of the revision
1.0.0 2022-07-27T10:00:00.000Z Initial version

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