Fortinet Discovers Authentication Bypass Vulnerability In Multiple Schneider Electric Products
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered an authentication bypass vulnerability in Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Process Expert, EcoStruxure Control Expert and SCADAPack RemoteConnect for x70.
EcoStruxure Process Expert is the next-generation process automation system to engineer, operate and maintain the entire plant.
EcoStruxure Control Expert is the common programming, debugging and operating software for Modicon M340, M580, M580S, Premium, Momentum and Quantum ranges.
SCADAPack RemoteConnect is a Windows-based application providing a flexible, easy-to-use programming and configuration environment for the SCADAPack x70 RTU series.
An authentication bypass vulnerability was discovered in these products by FortiGuard Labs. The vulnerability exists due to insufficiently protected credential that could cause unauthorized access to a project file protected by a password when this file is shared with untrusted sources. An attacker may bypass the password protection and be able to view and modify a project file.
SolutionsUsers should apply the solution provided by Schneider Electric.
Schneider Electric confirmed the vulnerability on October 14, 2020.
Schneider Electric provided patch/mitigations on July 13, 2021.