|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2010-2772
|CWE ID|| CWE-259
|Public exploit||Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.|
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Siemens SIMATIC WinCC
This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to obtain hardcoded credentials.
The vulnerability exists due to usage of hardcoded password to access back-end database. A local user can obtain password and gain unaithorized access SCADA system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain complete control over the industrial process.
Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited by the Stuxnet malware.
Follow vendor recommendations to resolve this issue.
SIMATIC PCS 7: -
Siemens SIMATIC WinCC: -CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
The attacker would have to login to the system and perform certain actions in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.