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Insecure Default Initialization of Resource


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


A vulnerability has been identified in SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.2 (All versions), SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.0 (All versions < V9.0 SP3 UC06), SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.1 (All versions < V9.1 SP1 UC01), SIMATIC WinCC Runtime Professional V16 and earlier (All versions), SIMATIC WinCC Runtime Professional V17 (All versions < V17 Upd4), SIMATIC WinCC V7.3 (All versions), SIMATIC WinCC V7.4 (All versions < V7.4 SP1 Update 21), SIMATIC WinCC V7.5 (All versions < V7.5 SP2 Update 8). A missing printer configuration on the host could allow an authenticated attacker to escape the WinCC Kiosk Mode.

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  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published