Multiple MOTEX products vulnerable to privilege escalation


LanScope Cat and LanScope An provided by MOTEX Inc. contain a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Mitsuaki (Mitch) Shiraishi of Secureworks Japan and Yoshimasa Obana reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.8 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Local
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: Low
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: High
  • Integrity Impact: High
  • Availability Impact: High
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  • Integrity Impact: Complete
  • Availability Impact: Complete
Affected Products

  • LanScope An prior to Ver (LanScope An 2 series)
  • LanScope An prior to Ver (LanScope An 3 series)
  • LanScope Cat prior to Ver. (*1)
  • LanScope Cat prior to Ver. (*2)

*1. LanScope Cat client program (MR), LanScope Cat detection agent (DA)
*2. LanScope Cat server monitoring agent (SA, SAE)

An user who can login to the PC where the vulnerable product is installed may obtain unauthorized privileges and execute arbitrary code.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2019-6026

  1. JVN : JVN#49068796
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2019-6026
Revision History

  • [2019/12/03]
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