Rockwellautomation Rslogix Insufficiently Protected Credentials

critical Tenable.ot Plugin ID 500451
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Description

Rockwell Automation Studio 5000 Logix Designer Versions 21 and later, and RSLogix 5000 Versions 16 through 20 use a key to verify Logix controllers are communicating with Rockwell Automation CompactLogix 1768, 1769, 5370, 5380, 5480: ControlLogix 5550, 5560, 5570, 5580; DriveLogix 5560, 5730, 1794-L34; Compact GuardLogix 5370, 5380; GuardLogix 5570, 5580; SoftLogix 5800. Rockwell Automation Studio 5000 Logix Designer Versions 21 and later and RSLogix 5000: Versions 16 through 20 are vulnerable because an unauthenticated attacker could bypass this verification mechanism and authenticate with Rockwell Automation CompactLogix 1768, 1769, 5370, 5380, 5480: ControlLogix 5550, 5560, 5570, 5580; DriveLogix 5560, 5730, 1794-L34; Compact GuardLogix 5370, 5380; GuardLogix 5570, 5580; SoftLogix 5800.

Solution

Refer to vendor advisory for Security Updates

See Also

https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ics/advisories/icsa-21-056-03

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 500451

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Family: SCADA

Published: 8/10/2021

Updated: 8/10/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22681

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:rockwellautomation:rslogix_500:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:a:rockwellautomation:studio_5000_logix_designer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/3/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22681