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Improper Validation of Integrity Check Value


Severity High
Score 9.1/10


On various RAD-ISM-900-EN-* devices by PHOENIX CONTACT an admin user could use the configuration file uploader in the WebUI to execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the OS due to an improper validation of an integrity check value in all versions of the firmware.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-354 - Improper Validation of Integrity Check Value

The software does not validate or incorrectly validates the integrity check values or "checksums" of a message. This may prevent it from detecting if the data has been modified or corrupted in transmission.


Advisory Timeline

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