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Use of Password Hash With Insufficient Computational Effort

CVE-2020-12069

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

In CODESYS V3 products in all versions prior V3.5.16.0 containing the CmpUserMgr, the CODESYS Control runtime system stores the online communication passwords using a weak hashing algorithm. This can be used by a local attacker with low privileges to gain full control of the device.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-916 - Use of Password Hash With Insufficient Computational Effort

The software generates a hash for a password, but it uses a scheme that does not provide a sufficient level of computational effort that would make password cracking attacks infeasible or expensive.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published