#VU54869 Buffer overflow in Siemens Other software


Published: 2021-07-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54869

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-31893

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
SIMATIC PCS 7
Server applications / SCADA systems
SIMATIC PDM
Server applications / SCADA systems
SIMATIC STEP 7
Server applications / SCADA systems
SINAMICS STARTER
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: Siemens

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing certain files. A remote authenticated attacker can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SIMATIC PCS 7: 8.2 - 9.0


CPE

External links
http://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-641963.pdf


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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