FLIR Thermal Camera Multiple Vulnerabilities, Patch Released

By: Brian Karas, Published on Oct 03, 2017

Multiple cyber security vulnerabilities exist in FLIR thermal cameras, which have not been fixed, despite being reported months ago. UPDATE- FLIR has released patches, which are covered in this report.

In this note, we examine the vulnerabilities, share our test results of vulnerable FLIR cameras, review FLIR's response and the impact on the company. 

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Vulnerabilities ********

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** *****, ***** ******** enable ********* ** ******** data *** ****** **** the *******, ** **** as ******* ******* ******** that ***** **** ** a ******** ******* ** the ******, ********** ******** attackers ** ****** *** execute ****** ****.

 

Vulnerability ********

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**** ********** **** *** claim ** ****-***** *********** in *** ************* *******, as ** ** ******** otherwise **** ** **** cameras ***** **** *** same ********* ******** ****** for *** **** ****.

No ******** *** ********* 

Updated ******** ********

****** - ****** ******** pataches **** *** ********* at *** **** ** our ******** ***********, **** have ***** **** ********.

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****'* ******** ******** ********* *** **** ****** firmware *** **-****** ******* as *-**-****, **** ****** this ************* *** ********:

FLIR Limited / **** ********

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** ****** ****, ** recommend **** ********* ***** cameras **** ** ******, secured ********.

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**** ***** ***-***** *** *********** who *** ***** ** have **** ******* ** use ** ******** ************** sites, **** ******** ***** contacted ** **** ** warn **** ** ***** vulnerabilities ****** *** ******* 2nd *******.

Minimal ****** *******

*** ****** ** **** scans ******** *** **** ******* **** very *** ******* ** accessible *******:

**** ** *******, ***** that **** ******* ******* are **** *********, ***** not ** ******** **** as "*******", *** *** frequently ********* ** * VMS. *******, * **** ** the ********* ******* ****** that **% ** **** were ******** ** **** vulnerability.

Impact *********

****** ******* **** ******* accessible ******, ******* ** those ******* ******* ********* for **** ****/******** ** the ***** ***** ****. FLIR thermal ******* *** ********* deployed ** ******** ************** sites, ** ***** **** high ***** ******. ************, these ******* *** ***** linked ** ***** ********* systems *** ********* ********* warnings. * ************* **** allows ** ******** ** view *** ******'* ******** area, ** *********** ***** settings ** ******* *****/****** analytics ******* * **** more ****** **** **** disabling * ****** *********** a ***** ********.

************, **** ********* **** the ****** **** ***** settings, *********, ** ***** data ***** ****** *********** sensitive *********** ***** *** ******** network ************ ** ***** devices ** ***. ******* could **** *********** ** exploited ** ***** ***** access, ****** ********* ****** to *** ******** ******* the ****** ******* **.

In ******** ** **** ***** *** ***************

***** *************** *** ******** and ********** ** ****************** **** **** *** been ******* ** **** their ****** ** *********** *** ********* ** their *** *** ***** lines.

Vs ********* ********

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**** ************* *** ************ to *** ********* "***** ******" ******* ** **** ** **** not ******* *** ************** or ******* ****** ** access *** ******** ********, but ** ** **** critical ** **** ** cannot ** **** ** reset ** ******** ** admin ******* *** **** full ****** ** *** camera.

Poor ******** ***** ** ****

****'* **** ** * timely ******** ** ********* customers *** ********** ***** vulnerabilities *** ******** ** harm ***** ******* ********** ******** ********.

********* *** ******** ***** *** ******* cameras, ******* ******** ** FLIR, *** *** ********* avoided **** ** *** bottom ******** ** **** segment. A ****** ******** **** legacy ************* *** **** to ***** *** *********'* multiple ******** ***************, *** failure ** ******* ***** proactively, ** ** *******: ********* ***** **** *** Security ****** *** **** Bad *****.

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Comments (6)

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* ** *** **** to ** *** ********* here, *** ***** ******** exist. 

***** ** *** * software *** ********* **** FLIR *** ***** ***************, the ****** *** **** updated **** *** ********* section ** ******* ****:

UPDATE - ***** ********

**** ******** * ***** for ***** ***************. ******* ************ *** outlined ** *** ******* ***** *** *** patch, ***** ******** ******** each ****** ************ *** its *** *********. ******* this ** * *****, and *** * **** firmware *******, ***** **** to ***** ** ** a ********* ******* (*.*.* or *.*.*), *** **** need ** ****** ***** firmware ** *** ** these ******** ****** ******** the ***** ** ******* older ******** ** *** camera.

**** ** **** *********** guys, ******!

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