#VU27358 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Published: 2020-04-27 | Updated: 2020-06-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27358

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8472


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
OPC Server for AC 800M
Other software / Other software solutions
Control Builder M Professional
Other software / Other software solutions
MMS Server for AC 800M
Other software / Other software solutions
Base Software for SoftControl
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: ABB


The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to weak file permissions. A local user can modify the system-wide configuration and gain elevated privileges on the target system, or generate denialof-service effects through file deletion or modification.

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

Vulnerable software versions

OPC Server for AC 800M: 6.0

Control Builder M Professional: 6.1

MMS Server for AC 800M: 6.1

Base Software for SoftControl: 6.1


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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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