LCDS LAquis SCADA
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
- CVSS v3 7.8
- ATTENTION: Low skill level to exploit
- Vendor: LCDS—Leão Consultoria e Desenvolvimento de Sistemas Ltda ME
- Equipment: LAquis SCADA
- Vulnerability: Out-of-bounds Read
2. RISK EVALUATION
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute code under the privileges of the application.
3. TECHNICAL DETAILS
3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS
The following versions of LAquis SCADA are affected:
- LAquis SCADA versions prior to 22.214.171.1240
3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
An attacker who convinces a valid user to open a specially crafted project file to exploit could execute code under the privileges of the application due to an out-of-bounds read vulnerability.
- CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Chemical, Commercial Facilities, Energy, Food and Agriculture, Transportation Systems, Water and Wastewater Systems
- COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: South America
- COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: Brazil
An anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative reported this vulnerability to CISA.
LCDS recommends users update to Version 126.96.36.1990 or later.
CISA recommends users take the following measures to protect themselves from social engineering attacks:
Only use project files from trusted sources.
- Do not click web links or open unsolicited attachments in email messages.
- Refer to Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams for more information on avoiding email scams.
- Refer to Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information on social engineering attacks.
CISA reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.
CISA also provides a section for control systems security recommended practices on the ICS webpage on us-cert.gov. Several recommended practices are available for reading and download, including Improving Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity with Defense-in-Depth Strategies.
Additional mitigation guidance and recommended practices are publicly available on the ICS webpage on us-cert.gov in the Technical Information Paper, ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation Strategies.
Organizations observing any suspected malicious activity should follow their established internal procedures and report their findings to CISA for tracking and correlation against other incidents.
No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. This vulnerability is not exploitable remotely.