Privilege escalation in Siemens SINUMERIK MC and SINUMERIK ONE



Published: 2022-03-10
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-24408
CWE-ID CWE-269
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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SINUMERIK MC
Hardware solutions / Firmware

SINUMERIK ONE
Hardware solutions / Firmware

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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Privilege Management

EUVDB-ID: #VU61222

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24408

CWE-ID: CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to improper privilege management in the sc SUID binary. A local user can escalate privileges.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SINUMERIK MC: before 1.15 SP1

SINUMERIK ONE: before 6.15 SP1


CPE2.3 External links

http://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-337210.pdf

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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



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