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jeudi 21 février 2019

British Airways Entertainment System USB privilege escalation

A vulnerability was found in British Airways Entertainment System and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is a part of the component USB Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The British Airways Entertainment System, as installed on Boeing 777-36N(ER) and possibly other aircraft, does not prevent the USB charging/data-transfer feature from interacting with USB keyboard and mouse devices, which allows physically proximate attackers to conduct unanticipated attacks against Entertainment applications, as demonstrated by using mouse copy-and-paste actions to trigger a Chat buffer overflow or possibly have unspecified other impact.

The weakness was presented 02/22/2019. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2019-9019 since 02/22/2019. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 02/23/2019). This vulnerability has a historic impact due to its background and reception.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

CPE

CVSSv3

VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Temp Score: 5.9
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

CVSSv2

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Exploiting

Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒

Threat Intelligence

Threat: 🔍
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Countermeasures

Recommended: no mitigation known
0-Day Time: 🔒

Timeline

02/22/2019 Advisory disclosed
02/22/2019 CVE assigned
02/23/2019 VulDB entry created
02/23/2019 VulDB last update

Sources

CVE: CVE-2019-9019 (🔒)

Entry

Created: 02/23/2019
Complete: 🔍

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Ayant pour thème cette année "Replacer l'humain au coeur de la cybersécurité", le Forum International de la Cybersécurité occupe les 28, 29 et 30 janvier 2020 le Grand Palais de Lille. Organisé par la Région Hauts-de-France et Euratechnologies, la Gendarmerie Nationale et CEIS.

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