SWARCO: Critical Vulnerability in CPU LS4000

A critical Vulnerability was found in SWARCO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS CPU LS4000

VDE-2020-016 (2020-05-28 14:00 UTC+0100)

CVE Identifier

CVE-2020-12493

Affected Vendors

SWARCO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS

Affected Products

CPU LS4000: All OS versions starting with G4

Vulnerability Type

CWE-284 (Improper Access Control)

Summary

An open port used for debugging grants root access to the device without access control via network.

Impact

A malicious user could use this vulnerability to get access to the device and disturb operations with connected devices.

Solution

SWARCO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS released a patch to fix the vulnerability and close the port. Please contact your SWARCO TRAFFIC SYSTEMS contact person for further information.

Reported by

Martin Aman (ProtectEM) reported this vulnerability.
Coordinated by CERT@VDE.