#VU29159 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Published: 2020-11-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29159

Vulnerability risk: Medium

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12028


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
FactoryTalk View SE
Server applications / SCADA systems

Vendor: Rockwell Automation


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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions within certain handlers. A remote authenticated attacker can utilize those handlers to interact with the data on the remote endpoint.

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

Vulnerable software versions

FactoryTalk View SE: All versions


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.

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