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CVE-2017-16731 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/20/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16731
Original release date:
12/20/2017
Last revised:
01/11/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
8.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.9 LOW
Vector:
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
5.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Local network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-353-01 Third Party Advisory; US Government Resource External Source MISC https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-353-01

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