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Insecure Default Initialization of Resource

CVE-2017-5155

Severity High
Score 7.3/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in Schneider Electric Wonderware Historian 2014 R2 SP1 P01 and earlier. Wonderware Historian creates logins with default passwords, which can allow a malicious entity to compromise Historian databases. In some installation scenarios, resources beyond those created by Wonderware Historian may be compromised as well.

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  • NETWORK
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  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
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CWE-1188 - Insecure Default Initialization of Resource

The software initializes or sets a resource with a default that is intended to be changed by the administrator, but the default is not secure.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published