Xelex MobileTrack SMS commands security bypass

mobiletrack-sms-commands-sec-bypass (75782) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Xelex MobileTrack could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to verify SMS commands. An attacker with knowledge of the phone number of a device with MobileTrack installed could exploit this vulnerability to run various commands over SMS.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • Xelex Web site: MobileTrack.
  • BID-53634: Xelex MobileTrack Information Disclosure and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-2562: The Xelex MobileTrack application 2.3.7 and earlier for Android does not verify the origin of SMS commands, which allows remote attackers to execute a (1) LOCATE, (2) TRACK, (3) UPDATECFG, (4) UPDATEACCT, (5) STAT, (6) TERM, or (7) WIPE command via an SMS message.
  • OSVDB ID: 82163: Xelex MobileTrack SMS Command Source Verification Admin Command Execution
  • SA49268: Xelex MobileTrack Information Disclosure and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • US-CERT VU#464683: Xelex Technologies MobileTrack multiple vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Xelex Technologies MobileTrack 2.1.4

Reported:

May 22, 2012

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