Siemens Automation License Manager 5.x < Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 112123


The remote host has software installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote host has a version of Siemens Automation License Manager installed that is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A user-input validation error exists that allows a directory traversal attack. This could allow, among other actions, code execution. User interaction is required for this attack. (CVE-2018-11455)

- A user-input validation error exists that could allow an attacker to use the target as a port- scanning proxy. (CVE-2018-11456)


Upgrade to Siemens Automation License Manager 5.3+SP4+Upd4 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112123

File Name: scada_siemens_alm_ssa_920962__5x.nbin

Version: 1.64

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: SCADA

Published: 8/27/2018

Updated: 9/25/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-11455


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:siemens:automation_license_manager

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Siemens Automation License Manager

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/31/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11455, CVE-2018-11456

BID: 105114

IAVB: 2018-B-0115