Missing Authentication for Critical Function in Siemens SIMATIC Process Historian



Published: 2021-10-13
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-27395
CWE-ID CWE-306
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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SIMATIC Process Historian 2013
Other software / Other software solutions

SIMATIC Process Historian 2019
Other software / Other software solutions

SIMATIC Process Historian 2020
Other software / Other software solutions

SIMATIC Process Historian 2014
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Siemens

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Missing Authentication for Critical Function

EUVDB-ID: #VU57343

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-2021-27395

CWE-ID: CWE-306 - Missing Authentication for Critical Function

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to the software that is used for critical functionalities lacks authentication. A remote attacker can maliciously insert, modify or delete data.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SIMATIC Process Historian 2013: All versions

SIMATIC Process Historian 2019: All versions

SIMATIC Process Historian 2020: All versions

SIMATIC Process Historian 2014: before SP3 Update 6

CPE2.3 External links

http://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-766247.pdf

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.



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