Vulnerability Note VU#375180

Arecont Vision model AV1355DN camera vulnerable to denial of service

Original Release date: 15 Apr 2013 | Last revised: 15 Apr 2013

Overview

The Arecont Vision model AV1355DN MegaDome surveillance camera is reported to be affected by a denial-of-service vulnerability by sending a UDP packet to port 69 on the device.

Description

The Arecont Vision model AV1355DN MegaDome surveillance camera is reported to be affected by a denial-of-service vulnerability by sending a UDP packet to port 69 on the device. It has been reported that the camera will stop producing video when the vulnerability is triggered. It may be possible to trigger the crash using tools such as Nessus and NMAP. After triggering the denial of service the device will need to be power cycled to resume video capture.

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to cause the camera to stop producing video until the device is power cycled.

Solution

We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem. Please consider the following workaround.

Restrict Access

Implement firewall rules to block access to port 69 on the device.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Arecont VisionAffected07 Feb 201315 Apr 2013
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 7.8 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Temporal 7.0 E:H/RL:U/RC:UC
Environmental 5.3 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to Charles Corcoran for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2013-0139
  • Date Public: 15 Apr 2013
  • Date First Published: 15 Apr 2013
  • Date Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013
  • Document Revision: 9

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