3S CoDeSys Runtime Toolkit NULL Pointer Dereference (credentialed check)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72557
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An application on the remote host is affected by a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability.


The remote host has a version of the CoDeSys PLCWinNT installed that is affected by an unspecified NULL pointer dereference vulnerability. Successful exploitation could trigger a program crash resulting in a denial of service condition.


Upgrade to CoDeSys PLCWinNT or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72557

File Name: scada_codesys_plcwinnt_2_4_7_44_local.nbin

Version: 1.49

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: SCADA

Published: 2/18/2014

Updated: 7/12/2021

Dependencies: scada_app_codesys2_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0757


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:3s-software:codesys_runtime_toolkit

Required KB Items: SCADA/Apps/3s-SmartSoftware/CoDeSys/Component/PLCWinNT/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/30/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0757

BID: 65259

ICSA: 14-030-01