Use of Client-Side Authentication in Siemens Desigo CC and Cerberus DMS

Published: 2022-10-13
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-33139
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cerberus DMS
Server applications / SCADA systems

Desigo CC Compact
Server applications / SCADA systems

Desigo CC
Server applications / SCADA systems

Vendor Siemens

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Use of Client-Side Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU64575

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-33139

CWE-ID: CWE-603 - Use of Client-Side Authentication

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected applications use client-side only authentication when neither server-side authentication nor Kerberos authentication is enabled. A remote attacker can impersonate other users or exploit the client-server protocol without being authenticated.


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Cerberus DMS: All versions

Desigo CC Compact: All versions

Desigo CC: All versions

CPE2.3 External links

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