Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio / InTouch Machine Edition < 8.1 RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106228
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VPR Score: 6.7


The Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio or InTouch Machine Edition is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio (IWS) or InTouch Machine Edition (ITME) running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to a stack overflow condition when handling tag subscription. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, via a specially crafted packet, to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to InduSoft Web Studio version 8.1 or later and InTouch Machine Edition version 8.1 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106228

File Name: scada_schneider_electric_iws_itme_cve-2017-14024.nbin

Version: 1.32

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 1/22/2018

Updated: 4/20/2021

Dependencies: scada_schneider_electric_iws_itme_tcpip_server_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:schneider_electric:indusoft_web_studio, x-cpe:/a:schneider_electric:wonderware_intouch_machine_edition

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14024

BID: 101779

ICSA: 17-313-02