Rockwell Automation RSLinx Classic < 4.11.00 Local Privilege Escalation

high Nessus Plugin ID 135696


An application running on the remote host is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.


The remote host has a version of RSLinx Classic installed that is prior to 4.11.00. It is, therefore, affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability where an authenticated attacker could modify a registry key, thiw could lead to the execution of malicious code usying system privileges when opening RSLinx Classic.


Install recommend patch RAid1091155 for the installed version.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135696

File Name: scada_rslinx_classic_4_11_00.nbin

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: SCADA

Published: 4/17/2020

Updated: 8/2/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-10642


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:rockwellautomation:rslinx_classic

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Rockwell Automation RSLinx Classic

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10642

ICSA: 20-100-01

IAVB: 2020-B-0018