October 24, 2019
Rittal Chiller is prone to the following security vulnerabilities: 1. An authentication bypass vulnerability 2. A hard-coded credentials vulnerability An attacker can exploit these issues to bypass the authentication mechanism and gain unauthorized access to the affected device. This may aid in further attacks. The following products are affected: Rittal Chiller SK 3232-Series is vulnerable Carel pCOWeb A1.5.3 through B1.2.4 are vulnerable
- CAREL INDUSTRIES pCOWeb A1.5.3
- CAREL INDUSTRIES pCOWeb B1.2.4
- Rittal Chiller SK 3232-Series
Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
If global access isn't needed, filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful attack.
Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, always run nonadministrative software as an unprivileged user with minimal access rights.
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of suspicious or anomalous activity. This may help detect malicious actions that an attacker may take after successfully exploiting vulnerabilities in applications. Review all applicable logs regularly.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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