GE Mark VIe Controller CVE-2019-13554 Authorization Bypass Vulnerability

Risk

High

Date Discovered

October 8, 2019

Description

GE Mark VIe Controller is prone to an authorization-bypass vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to gain unauthorized access to the affected system and obtain sensitive information. This may aid in further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • Ge Mark VIe Controller

Recommendations

Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Allow only known and trusted users and computers to have remote access to the affected application.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to detect and block attacks and anomalous activity such as requests containing suspicious URI sequences. Since the webserver may log such requests, review its logs regularly.

Modify default configuration files to disable any unwanted behavior.
Implement database access control to limit the immediate impact of such vulnerabilities on the data and possibly the database itself. Ensure that applications are isolated from one another and from sensitive data through separate user accounts and restrictive ACL configurations.

Currently, we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: vuldb@securityfocus.com.

References

Credits

Sharon Brizinov of Claroty.


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