Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio RCE (Apr 2018)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109144
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Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio requires a security update.


An installed version of Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio is vulnerable to RCE and therefore requires a security update.


Update to Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio 8.1 SP1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 109144

File Name: scada_schneider_electric_iws_tra-2018-07_local.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/18/2018

Updated: 11/8/2019

Dependencies: scada_app_schneider_electric_iws_detection_local.nbin

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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:indusoft:web_studio, x-cpe:/a:schneider_electric:indusoft_web_studio

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/6/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8840

TRA: TRA-2018-07

ICSA: 18-107-01