Fortinet Discovers Schneider Electric Smart-UPS SRT 5000 User Creation Misconfiguration Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs had discovered a misconfiguration on user creation implementation vulnerability in Schneider Electric Smart-UPS SRT 5000.
Schneider Electric Smart-UPS is an intelligent and efficient network power protection from entry level to scaleable runtime.
This vulnerability allows attacker to create a hidden user account that could be served as a backdoor account not visible from the user management interface.
Users should apply the solution provided by Schneider Electric.
The vulnerability affected Schneider Electric
Smart-UPS SRT 5000 Network Management Card 2 (NMC2)
version 6.9.6 and earlier.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Schneider Electric on 30th December, 2020.
Schneider Electric confirmed the vulnerability on 20thÂ January, 2021.Â
Schneider ElectricÂ released patch for the vulnerability on 9th November, 2021.