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Arecont Vision model AV1355DN camera vulnerable to denial of service

Vulnerability Note VU#375180

Original Release Date: 2013-04-15 | Last Revised: 2013-04-15

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

375180
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Arecont Vision

Notified:  February 07, 2013 Updated:  April 15, 2013

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

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


CVSS Metrics

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

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Charles Corcoran for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2013-0139
Date Public: 2013-04-15
Date First Published: 2013-04-15
Date Last Updated: 2013-04-15 16:52 UTC
Document Revision: 9

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