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Missing Authentication for Critical Function


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


The Telnet service of the SIMATIC HMI Comfort Panels system component in affected products does not require authentication, which may allow a remote attacker to gain access to the device if the service is enabled. Telnet is disabled by default on the SINAMICS Medium Voltage Products (SINAMICS SL150: All versions, SINAMICS SM150: All versions, SINAMICS SM150i: All versions).

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CWE-306 - Missing Authentication for Critical Function

The software does not perform any authentication for functionality that requires a provable user identity or consumes a significant amount of resources.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published