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Samsung Data Management Server vulnerable to SQL injection

Vulnerability Note VU#236668

Original Release Date: 2011-05-06 | Last Revised: 2011-05-09


The Samsung Integrated Management System DMS is used to manage several air conditioning units. The DMS contains a built-in web server that is susceptible to SQL injection attacks.


The DMS application's authentication form can be bypassed with SQL injection attacks. Versions 1.3.3, 1.4.1 and 1.4.2 are reported to be affected. Other versions may also be affected. More details can be found in ICS-CERT's 11-069-01 advisory.


An attacker can bypass authentication and access the web server as an administrative user.


Apply an Update

Samsung has provided a DMS Update Guide explaining how to apply the 1.4.3 patch. The patch and "DMS Updater Plus" application can be found on Samsung's download site.

Restrict Access

Appropriate firewall rules should be implemented to restrict access to only trusted sources.

Vendor Information


Samsung Affected

Notified:  December 08, 2010 Updated: December 08, 2010



Vendor Statement

We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

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Thanks to José A. Guasch from for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2010-4284
Date Public: 2011-05-06
Date First Published: 2011-05-06
Date Last Updated: 2011-05-09 16:22 UTC
Document Revision: 25

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