Siemens Automation License Manager 6.x < 6.0.1 Directory Traversal

high Nessus Plugin ID 112124


The remote host has software installed that is affected by a user-input validation vulnerability.


The version of Siemens Automation License Manager installed on the remote host is version 6.x prior to 6.0.1 and thus, is affected by a user-input validation error that allows a directory traversal attack.
This could allow, among other actions, code execution. User interaction is required for this attack.


Upgrade to Siemens Automation License Manager 6.0+SP1 (6.0.1) or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112124

File Name: scada_siemens_alm_ssa_920962__6x.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

BID: 105114

IAVB: 2018-B-0115