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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72558


An application on the remote host is affected by a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability.


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


Upgrade to CoDeSys PLCWinNT or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72558

File Name: scada_codesys_plcwinnt_2_4_7_44_remote.nbin

Version: 1.66

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 2/18/2014

Updated: 9/25/2023

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: SCADA/CoDeSys

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