PT-2018-16: Hardcoded Accounts in Schneider Electric's Modicon Premium, Modicon Quantum, Modicon M340, and BMXNOR0200 Vulnerable products Modicon Premium, Modicon Quantum, Modicon M340, and BMXNOR0200 Version: all versions Link: https://www.schneider-electric.com/ Severity level Severity level: High Impact: FTP-Server Access Access Vector: Remote CVSS v3: Base Score: 9.8 Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H) CVE: CVE-2018-7241 Vulnerability description The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Hardcoded accounts vulnerability in Schneider Electric's Modicon Premium, Modicon Quantum, Modicon M340, and BMXNOR0200. Hardcoded accounts allow attackers to gain access to the FTP server. How to fix Use the vendor's advisory: https://www.schneider-electric.com/en/download/document/SEVD-2018-081-01/ Advisory status 28.04.2017 - Vendor gets vulnerability details 22.03.2018 - Vendor releases fixed version and details 03.09.2018 - Public disclosure Credits The vulnerability was detected by Nikita Maximov, Alexey Stennikov, Ilya Karpov, Kirill Chernyshov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company) References http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2018-16 https://www.ptsecurity.com/ww-en/about/news/294214/ https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-086-01 Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research: https://www.ptsecurity.com/ https://en.securitylab.ru/lab/ About Positive Technologies Positive Technologies is a leading digital security firm with over 15 years of experience in 360° protection of critical IT systems against the most advanced cyberthreats. State-of-the-art solutions are developed at the company's research center—one of the largest in Europe. Positive Technologies experts have helped to identify and fix over 250 zero-day vulnerabilities in products from Cisco, Google, Honeywell, Huawei, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Schneider Electric, Siemens, and others, earning a reputation for world-class expertise in protection of devices and infrastructures at all scales from ATMs to nuclear power stations. Findings by Positive Technologies researchers are used for updating the MaxPatrol knowledge base and for development of security solutions including PT Application Firewall, PT Application Inspector, MaxPatrol. These products allow securing web applications, evaluating network protection, blocking attacks in real time, ensuring compliance with industry and national standards, and training security specialists. Positive Technologies is the organizer of the annual Positive Hack Days international forum and security competition.