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Foscam IP camera authentication bypass vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#525132

Original Release Date: 2014-03-03 | Last Revised: 2014-03-03

Overview

The FI8910W Foscam IP camera running firmware version 11.37.2.54 fails to properly authenticate users.

Description

CWE-592: Authentication Bypass Issues - CVE-2014-1911

The FI8910W Foscam IP camera running firmware version 11.37.2.54 contains a vulnerability which allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to gain access to streaming video and image data.

Other models and firmwares may be affected.

Impact

An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to gain privileged access to video and image data.

Solution

Apply an Update

Foscam advises users to upgrade to firmware 11.37.2.55. In addition, the following workaround is available:

Restrict Access
As a general good security practice, only allow connections from trusted hosts and networks. Appropriate firewall rules which block incoming connections from untrusted networks would likely prevent an external attacker from accessing the Foscam IP camera.

Vendor Information

525132
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Shenzhen Foscam Intelligent Technology

Notified:  January 22, 2014 Updated:  February 25, 2014

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

Foscam did not respond to our contact attempts.

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:C/I:N/A:N
Temporal 6.8 E:H/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 1.7 CDP:ND/TD:L/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to KK "stiegl" for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Todd Lewellen.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2014-1911
Date Public: 2014-03-03
Date First Published: 2014-03-03
Date Last Updated: 2014-03-03 19:25 UTC
Document Revision: 6

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