(Pwn2Own) Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SE AddAgent Missing Authentication for Critical Function Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2020-06-22T00:00:00
ID ZDI-20-735
Type zdi
Reporter Sharon Brizinov, Amir Preminger of Claroty Research
Modified 2020-06-23T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SE. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the AddAgent method. The issue results from a lack of authentication required to instantiate a COM object on the server. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.