#VU30138 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2020-07-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU30138

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-7584

CWE-ID: CWE-400

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
SIMATIC S7-200 Smart
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor: Siemens

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SIMATIC S7-200 Smart: 2.2


CPE

External links
http://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-589181.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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