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Vulnerability of ICONICS GENESIS32: privilege elevation via Security Configurator

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can use a vulnerability of ICONICS GENESIS32 and BizViz applications, in order to elevate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: GENESIS32.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 31/07/2012.
Références of this computer vulnerability: BID-54732, CVE-2012-3018, ICSA-12-212-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-11809.

Description of the vulnerability 

The access to ICONICS GENESIS32/BizViz requires a user account.

When an account is locked, it cannot be used to log in. A challenge-response operation is then required to enable the account. However, an attacker can bypass the challenge, and then log in on Security Configurator as an administrator.

A local attacker can therefore use a vulnerability of ICONICS GENESIS32 and BizViz applications, in order to elevate his privileges.
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as GENESIS32.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

ICONICS GENESIS32: patch.
A patch is available:
  http://www.iconics.com/Home/Certs.aspx
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