PT-2014-38: File inclusion in Honeywell EPKS
Severity level: Medium
Impact: File inclusion
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 5.0
CVE: not assigned
Honeywell Experion PKS is a cost-effective open control and safety system that expands the role of distributed control. Experion provides a safe, robust, scalable, plant-wide system with unprecedented connectivity through all levels of the plant.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a File inclusion vulnerability in Honeywell EPKS.
Function hsc_s_confpnt() from module confd.exe doesn’t check input and output filename parameters for command which leads to file inclusion.
How to fix
Update your sofware up to the latest version
06.03.2014 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
02.06.2014 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
18.11.2014 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Kirill Nesterov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
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