Rockwell ControlLogix controllers Resource Management Errors (CVE-2012-6435)

high Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 500198


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


Rockwell Automation SoftLogix controllers 19 and earlier;
ControlLogix controllers 20 and earlier; GuardLogix controllers 20 and earlier; and MicroLogix 1100 and 1400 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (control and communication outage) via a CIP message that specifies a logic-execution stop and fault.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 500198

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 2/7/2022

Updated: 12/14/2023

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-6435


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:rockwellautomation:controllogix_controllers, cpe:/h:rockwellautomation:guardlogix_controllers, cpe:/h:rockwellautomation:softlogix_controllers, cpe:/h:rockwellautomation:compactlogix_controllers

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Rockwell

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/24/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/24/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6435

CWE: 399