Vulnerability Disclosure Policy

HomeAuto Solutions Pte Ltd, the leading smart solution provider in Smart Home, Smart Office and Smart Care, is committed to ensuring the safety and security of our customers. Toward this end, HomeAuto Solutions is now formalising our policy for accepting vulnerability reports in our products. We hope to foster an open partnership with the security community, and we recognise that the work the community does is important in continuing to ensure safety and security for all of our customers.

We have developed this policy to both reflect our corporate values and to uphold our legal responsibility to good-faith security researchers that are providing us with their expertise.

Initial Program and Scope:

HomeAuto Solutions’s Vulnerability Disclosure Program initially covers the following products:

  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee WIFI Hub (HA-W-ZH)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee Rocker Smart Switches (HA-Z-RWS-1G, HA-Z-RWS-2G, HA-Z-RWS-3G)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee Touch Smart Switches (HA-Z-WS-1G, HA-Z-WS-2G, HA-Z-WS-3G)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee Motorised Curtain Motor (HA-Z-MC-M)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee WIFI IR Blaster (HA-W-IRB)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee 30A Water Heater Switch (HA-Z-RWS-30AWH)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee PIR Motion Detector (HA-Z-PIRS)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee Z8 Smart Lock (HA-Z-Z8)
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee Window & Door Sensor (HA-Z-WDS) – Pending
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee Smoke Detector (HA-Z-SD) – Pending
  • HomeAuto Solutions Zigbee SOS Button (HA-Z-SOSB) – Pending
  • HomeAuto Solutions Multi-Mode Smart Home Hub (HA-W-MMH) – Pending
  • HomeAuto Solutions Mini Multi-Mode Smart Home Hub (HA-W-MMMH) – Pending
  • HomeAuto Solutions WIFI Tubular Motor (HA-W-TM35) – Pending
  • HomeAuto Solutions WIFI Tubular Motor (HA-W-TM45) – Pending

While HomeAuto Solutions develops a number of other products, we ask that all security researchers submit vulnerability reports only for the stated product list. We intend to increase our scope as we build capacity and experience with this process.

Researchers who submit a vulnerability report to us will be given full credit on our website once the submission has been accepted and validated by our product security team.

Legal Posture:

HomeAuto Solutions Pte Ltd WILL NOT engage in legal action against individuals who submit vulnerability reports through our Vulnerability Reporting Form. We openly accept reports for the currently listed HomeAuto Solutions products. We agree not to pursue legal action against individuals who:

  • Engage in testing of systems/research without harming HomeAuto Solutions or its customers.
  • Engage in vulnerability testing within the scope of our vulnerability disclosure program.
  • Test on products without affecting customers, or receive permission/consent from customers before engaging in vulnerability testing against their devices/software, etc.
  • Adhere to the laws of their location and the location of HomeAuto Solutions. For example, violating laws that would only result in a claim by HomeAuto Solutions (and not a criminal claim) may be acceptable as HomeAuto Solutions is authorising the activity (reverse engineering or circumventing protective measures) to improve its system.
  • Refrain from disclosing vulnerability details to the public before a mutually agreed-upon timeframe expires.

How to Submit a Vulnerability:

To submit a vulnerability report to HomeAuto Solutions’s Product Security Team, please utilise the following

Link: Vulnerability Disclosure Form

Duration of Security Support:

HomeAuto Solutions will provide security update support to the above mentioned devices up to 9th Sept 2024, and extended support may be provided after the stated date.

Preference, Prioritisation, and Acceptance Criteria

We will use the following criteria to prioritise and triage submissions.

What we would like to see from you:

  • Well-written reports in English will have a higher chance of resolution.
  • Reports that include proof-of-concept code equip us to better triage.
  • Reports that include only crash dumps or other automated tool output may receive lower priority.
  • Reports that include products not on the initial scope list may receive lower priority.
  • Please include how you found the bug, the impact, and any potential remediation.
  • Please include any plans or intentions for public disclosure.

What you can expect from us:

  • A timely response to your email (within 3 business days).
  • After triage, we will send an expected timeline, and commit to being as transparent as possible about the remediation timeline as well as on issues or challenges that may extend it.
  • An open dialog to discuss issues.
  • Notification when the vulnerability analysis has completed each stage of our review.
  • Credit after the vulnerability has been validated and fixed.

If we are unable to resolve communication issues or other problems, HomeAuto Solutions may bring in a neutral third party (such as CERT/CC ,ICS-CERT, or the relevant regulator) to assist in determining how best to handle the vulnerability.

This document Version 1.1 was created 1st October 2020. [We update or renew this policy every 120 days.] Any updates will be noted below in the version notes.



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