VISAM Automation Base (VBASE) Web-Remote Path Traversal (CVE-2020-7008)

high Nessus Plugin ID 158459


A web server is affected by a path traversal vulnerability.


The VISAM Automation Base (VBASE) Web-Remote service running on the remote host is affected by a path traversal vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted message, to read arbitrary files on the remote host.


Upgrade VBASE to version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 158459

File Name: visam_vbase_cve-2020-7008.nbin

Version: 1.42

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 3/1/2022

Updated: 5/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7008


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:visam:vbase_web-remote

Required KB Items: installed_sw/VISAM VBASE Web-Remote

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 11/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/6/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7008

ICSA: 20-084-01