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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2013-3959

Severity Medium
Score 4/10

Summary

The Web Navigator in Siemens WinCC before 7.2 Update 1, as used in SIMATIC PCS7 8.0 SP1 and earlier and other products, exhibits different behavior for NetBIOS user names depending on whether the user account exists, which allows remote authenticated users to enumerate account names via crafted URL parameters.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published