Authorization bypass through user-controlled key in Siemens Industrial Edge

Published: 2021-09-16
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-37184
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Industrial Edge Management
Server applications / SCADA systems


Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Authorization bypass through user-controlled key

EUVDB-ID: #VU56643

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37184

CWE-ID: CWE-639 - Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exist due to insufficient access authorization. A remote attacker can change the password of any user in the system under certain circumstances and impersonate any valid user on an affected system.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Industrial Edge Management: before 1.3

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.