Panasonic Video Insight VMS vulnerable to arbitrary code execution


Video Insight VMS provided by Panasonic Corporation contains an arbitrary code execution vulnerability (CWE-94) because unencrypted communication exists in the communication using non-well known ports.

Panasonic Corporation reported this vulnerability to JPCERT/CC to notify users of its solution through JVN. JPCERT/CC and Panasonic Corporation coordinated under the Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 9.8 (Critical) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: High
  • Integrity Impact: High
  • Availability Impact: High
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.5 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Panasonic Corporation
  • Video Insight VMS versions prior to 7.8


By sending a specially crafted request to the vulnerable product, a remoto attacker may execute arbitrary code with the system user privilege.

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Vendor Information

Panasonic Corporation
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Code Injection(CWE-94) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2021-20623

  1. JVN : JVN#42252698
Revision History

  • [2021/02/04]
      Web page was published