CVE-2017-16731

Current Description

An Unprotected Transport of Credentials issue was discovered in ABB Ellipse 8.3 through Ellipse 8.9 released prior to December 2017 (including Ellipse Select). A vulnerability exists in the authentication of Ellipse to LDAP/AD using the LDAP protocol. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sniffing local network traffic, allowing the discovery of authentication credentials.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 20, 2017
Last ModifiedOctober 09, 2019
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-522
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorADJACENT_NETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.9
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score5.5
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

CVSS 3 - Version3.0
CVSS 3 - Vector StringCVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 3 - Attack VectorADJACENT_NETWORK
CVSS 3 - Attack ComplexityLOW
CVSS 3 - Privileges RequiredNONE
CVSS 3 - User InteractionNONE
CVSS 3 - ScopeUNCHANGED
CVSS 3 - Confidentiality ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Integrity ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Availability ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Base Score8.8
CVSS 3 - Base SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score2.8
Base SeverityHIGH

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationAbbEllipse********8.3.08.9.0

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Abb Ellipse *

References

NameSourceURLTags
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-353-01https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-353-01MISCThird Party Advisory US Government Resource