Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 Cross-site Scripting (CVE-2014-2246)

medium Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 500137


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the integrated web server on Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU PLC devices with firmware before 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors. This plugin only works with Tenable.ot. Please visit for more information.


Refer to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 500137

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 2/7/2022

Updated: 2/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-2246


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:siemens:simatic_s7-1500_cpu_firmware:1.1.0, cpe:/o:siemens:simatic_s7-1500_cpu_firmware, cpe:/o:siemens:simatic_s7-1500_cpu_firmware:1.1.1, cpe:/o:siemens:simatic_s7-1500_cpu_firmware:1.0.1

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Siemens

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/16/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/16/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2246

CWE: 79