Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 & S7-1200 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CVE-2014-2249)

high Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 500269


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability on Siemens SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU PLC devices with firmware before 1.5.0 and SIMATIC S7-1200 CPU PLC devices with firmware before 4.0 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of unspecified victims via unknown vectors.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 500269

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 2/7/2022

Updated: 12/14/2023

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-2249


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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-2014-2249

CWE: 352