Code execution in Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk View SE

Published: 2020-06-19
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-12031
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
FactoryTalk View SE
Server applications / SCADA systems

Vendor Rockwell Automation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU29158

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12031

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the operating system. A local user can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


Vendor recommends applying patch 1126290. Before installing this patch, the patch rollup dated 06 Apr 2020 or later MUST be applied. 1066644 – Patch Roll-up for CPR9 SRx.

Vulnerable software versions

FactoryTalk View SE: All versions

CPE2.3 External links

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