CoDeSys Unprotected Gateway Service

high Nessus Plugin ID 65194


The remote host is running a SCADA data gateway service that is not protected by a password.


Nessus was able to verify that the remote CoDeSys SCADA Gateway service is not protected by a password. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could potentially use this service to access, and control associated SCADA devices.


Set a password for the Gateway service.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65194

File Name: scada_codesys_gateway_unpassworded.nbin

Version: 1.48

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 3/11/2013

Updated: 7/19/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:3s-software:codesys_gateway-server

Required KB Items: SCADA/CoDeSys_Gateway