Privilege escalation in Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk Service Platform

Published: 2024-02-20
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2024-21915
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
FactoryTalk Services Platform
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software


Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Incorrect Execution-Assigned Permissions

EUVDB-ID: #VU86609

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2024-21915

CWE-ID: CWE-279 - Incorrect Execution-Assigned Permissions

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions. A remote attacker can sign into the software and receive FTSP Administrator Group privilege.


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Vulnerable software versions

FactoryTalk Services Platform: before 2.74

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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.