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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2014-8479

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

The FTP server on Siemens SCALANCE X-300 switches with firmware before 4.0 and SCALANCE X 408 switches with firmware before 4.0 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (reboot) via crafted FTP packets.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published