Information disclosure in Trailer Power Line Communications

Published: 2020-08-10
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-14514
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Other software / Other software solutions

Power Line Communications Bus
Other software / Other software solutions

Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor SAE International

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU41128

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14514

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the PLC bus traffic can be sniffed reliably via an active antenna up to 6 feet away. A remote attacker on the local network can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

J2497: All versions

Power Line Communications Bus: All versions

PLC4TRUCKS: All versions

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 local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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