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Disclosures | ADVISORIES | July 21, 2016

Multiple Vulnerabilities in D-Link DCS-5009L IP Camera

The D-Link DCS-5009L IP Camera can be used to remotely monitor your home. It can be accessed via the D-Link Cloud or configured to upload recordings to an FTP server, as well as send notifications by email. The DCS-5009L can rotate and tilt, and has night vision and movement detection. IOActive has identified four high-risk and two low-risk vulnerabilities in the D-Link DCS-5009L IP Camera. An attacker could exploit these issues to fully compromise the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the product.

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Tao Sauvage
Disclosures | ADVISORIES | February 17, 2016

SimpliSafe Alarm System Replay Attack

The radio interface for the SimpliSafe home burglar/fire alarm systems is not encrypted and does not use “rolling codes,” nonces, two-way handshakes, or other techniques to prevent transmissions from being recorded and reused. An attacker who is able to intercept the radio signals between the keypad and base station can record and re-play the signal in order to turn off the alarm at a time of his choice in the future.

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Andrew Zonenberg
Disclosures | ADVISORIES | November 19, 2015

Lenovo TVSUkernel Escalation of Privileges

The Lenovo System Update allows least-privileged users to perform system updates. To do this, System Update includes the System Update service (SUService.exe). This service runs as the privileged SYSTEM user, creates a temporary user account with Administrator privileges, and starts a GUI application (Tvsukernel.exe) with the new Administrator account. Once the application is closed, the temporary Administrator account is appropriately deleted. However the GUI application contains links to online support and privacy help topics, which, when clicked, start a web browser instance under the temporary Administrator account to display the…

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Sofiane Talmat
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Lenovo System Update Created an Insecure Random Administrator Password

This vulnerability allows a local unprivileged user to elevate privileges to Administrator or SYSTEM. Since the user is running the System Update is an unprivileged user, the SUService that is running as System will run the UACsdk.exe binary to create a temporary Administrator account to run the GUI application (Tvsukernel.exe).

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Sofiane Talmat
Disclosures | ADVISORIES | September 28, 2015

Harman-Kardon UConnect Vulnerability

UConnect 8.4AN/RA3/RA4 are vehicle-based infotainment systems. UConnect systems are integrated in certain makes of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles. The UConnect infotainment system allowed an unauthenticated connection from other access points on the Sprint Network. An attacker could issue commands to other components within the vehicle through the infotainment system.

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Chris Valasek & Charlie Miller
Disclosures | ADVISORIES | April 14, 2015

Lenovo System Update Multiple Privilege Escalations

CVE-2015-2219 Local, least-privileged users can run commands as the SYSTEM user. CVE-2015-2233 Local and potentially remote attackers can bypass signature validation checks and replace trusted Lenovo applications with malicious applications. CVE-2015-2234 Local, unprivileged users can run commands as an administrative user.

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Sofiane Talmat & Michael Milvich

Arm IDA and Cross Check: Reversing the 787’s Core Network

IOActive has documented detailed attack paths and component vulnerabilities to describe the first plausible, detailed public attack paths to effectively reach the avionics network on a 787, commercial airplane from either non-critical domains, such as Passenger Information and Entertainment Services, or even external networks.