Release Date

8th July 2022.

Overview

The SSH shell on Ava Aware and Ava Cameras would not time out, allowing a user to remain logged in indefinitely.

Affected Products

  • Ava Aware:
    • All Stable upgrade channel versions before 4.8.3.
    • All Beta upgrade channel versions before 4.9.0.
  • Ava Cameras:
    • All Stable upgrade Channel versions before 4.8.3.
    • All Beta upgrade channel versions before 4.9.0.

Unaffected Products

  • Ava Aware:
    • All Stable upgrade channel versions after and including 4.8.3.
    • All Beta upgrade channel versions after and including 4.9.0.
  • Ava Cameras:
    • All Stable upgrade channel versions after and including 4.8.3.
    • All Beta upgrade channel versions after and including 4.9.0.
  • Ava Cloud: all versions.

Resolution

This issue has been fixed in Ava Aware Beta upgrade channel version 4.9.0 and Stable upgrade channel version 4.8.3.

It is highly recommended that all installations running an affected version are upgraded to the latest release as soon as possible. Releases are available to download through the Ava Aware User Interface.

This issue has been fixed in Ava Camera Beta upgrade channel version 4.9.0 and Stable upgrade channel version 4.8.3.

It is highly recommended that all Ava Camera installations running an affected version upgrade to the latest release as soon as possible. Releases are available to download through the Ava Aware User Interface for Ava managed cameras and the Ava Camera User Interface for unmanaged Ava cameras.

Vulnerability Information

Mitigations

There are no known mitigations for this issue.

Work arounds

There are no known work arounds for this issue.

Acknowledgements

Issue found internally by Ava Security.

Disclosure Timeline

  • 26/04/2022 Issue found internally by Ava Security
  • 26/04/2022 Root cause established
  • 26/04/2022 Fix identified
  • 09/05/2022 Patched Ava Aware (Beta upgrade channel) released
  • 09/05/2022 Patched Ava Aware (Stable upgrade channel) released
  • 09/05/2022 Patched Ava Cameras (Beta upgrade channel) released
  • 09/05/2022 Patched Ava Cameras (Stable upgrade channel) released
  • 08/07/2022 Vulnerability publicly disclosed