Insecure Firmware Update



DroneScout ds230 Remote ID receiver from BlueMark Innovations is affected by an Improper Authentication vulnerability during the firmware update procedure.


The firmware update procedure ignores and does not check the validity of the TLS certificate of the HTTPS endpoint from which the firmware update package (.tar.bz2 file) is downloaded. An attacker with the ability to put himself in a Man-in-the-Middle situation can trick the DroneScout ds230 to install a crafted malicious firmware update.

Issue Date

July 10, 2023


The vulnerability affects: DroneScout ds230 from firmware version 20211210-1627 to firmware version 20230329-1042

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CVSS Details


CVSS Score



Update to firmware version newer than 20230329-1042



Nicolò Facchi of Nozomi Networks

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