#VU23706 Cleartext transmission of sensitive information


Published: 2019-12-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23706

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-18285

CWE-ID: CWE-319

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
SPPA-T3000 Application Server
Server applications / Application servers

Vendor: Siemens

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to software uses insecure communication channel to transmit sensitive information between the client and the Application Server. A remote attacker with access to the communication channel can read credentials of a valid user.

Note: An attacker needs to have access to the Application Highway in order to exploit this vulnerability.

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

Vulnerable software versions

SPPA-T3000 Application Server: All versions


CPE

External links
http://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-451445.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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