Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC < 4.1.3 XSRF

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85842


The remote web server running on the S7-1200 PLC is affected by a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.


The Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 integrated web server is running a firmware version that is prior to 4.1.3 It is, therefore, affected by an unspecified cross-site request forgery (XSRF) vulnerability. A remote attacker can exploit this by convincing a user to click a malicious link.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit this issue but has instead relied only on the device's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 CPU firmware release version 4.1.3 or later.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85842

File Name: scada_siemens_simatic_s7_1200_plc_SSA-134003.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 2015/09/08

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 81591, 81593

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:siemens:simatic_s7_1200_cpu, cpe:/o:siemens:simatic_s7_1200_cpu_firmware

Required KB Items: SCADA/Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC Web Server, Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC Firmware

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5698

OSVDB: 126774

ICSA: 15-239-02