WellinTech KingSCADA 3.1 < 2012-04-16 user.db Base-64 Encoding Local Credentials Disclosure

High Nessus Plugin ID 59502

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains an application that stores passwords insecurely.

Description

According to its version, the instance of WellinTech KingSCADA installed on the remote Windows host stores passwords in an obfuscated, but not hashed format. This may enable attackers with access to a KingSCADA project, either locally through the filesystem or remotely though DCOM, to retrieve the passwords and use them in further attacks.

Solution

Upgrade to the new version referenced in the advisory.

See Also

http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=405

http://en.wellintech.com/index.php/allproducts/kingscada

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59502

File Name: scada_kingscada_3_1_2012-04-16.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.85 $

Type: local

Family: SCADA

Published: 2012/06/14

Modified: 2018/08/15

Dependencies: 59501

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wellintech:kingscada

Required KB Items: SCADA/Apps/WellinTech/KingSCADA/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1977

BID: 51582

ICS-ALERT: 12-020-06

ICSA: 12-129-01