Beckhoff Twincat Improper Input Validation

critical Tenable.ot Plugin ID 500357
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Beckhoff Embedded Windows PLCs through 3.1.4024.0, and Beckhoff Twincat on Windows Engineering stations, allow an attacker to achieve Remote Code Execution (as SYSTEM) via the Beckhoff ADS protocol.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 500357

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Family: SCADA

Published: 5/27/2020

Updated: 5/27/2020

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-16871


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:beckhoff:twincat:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:beckhoff:twincat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:beckhoff:twincat:3.1:build_4022:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:beckhoff:twincat:3.1:build_4024.0:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/19/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16871