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Vulnerability of ICONICS WebHMI: directory traversal

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories of ICONICS WebHMI, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
Impacted products: GENESIS32, GENESIS64.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 01/04/2016.
Références of this threat: CVE-2016-2289, ICSA-16-091-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-19281.

Description of the vulnerability 

The ICONICS WebHMI product offers a web service.

However, user's data are directly inserted in an access path. Sequences such as "/.." can thus be used to go in the upper directory.

An attacker can therefore traverse directories of ICONICS WebHMI, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as GENESIS32, GENESIS64.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

ICONICS WebHMI: version 10.
The version 10 is fixed:
  http://www.iconics.com/Home/Products.aspx
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