Information disclosure in Siemens Simcenter Femap



Published: 2021-09-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-37176
CWE ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Simcenter Femap
Server applications / SCADA systems

Vendor Siemens

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37176

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition when parsing modfem files. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Simcenter Femap: 2020.2, 2021.1

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-997732.pdf

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

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.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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