Missing Authorization in Inductive Automation Ignition 8

Published: 2020-07-31
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-14520
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Ignition 8 Gateway
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Inductive Automation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Authorization

EUVDB-ID: #VU32953

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14520

CWE-ID: CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the missing authorization. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request and gain access to privileged information.


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Vulnerable software versions

Ignition 8 Gateway: before 8.0.13

CPE2.3 External links


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.