Path traversal in Siemens Teamcenter Active Workspace



Published: 2021-09-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-40357
CWE ID CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Teamcenter Active Workspace
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor Siemens

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Path traversal

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40357

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences. A remote administrator can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Teamcenter Active Workspace: 4.3, 5.0, 5.1, 5.2

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-413407.pdf

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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