Rockwell (CVE-2020-14478)

high Tenable.ot Plugin ID 500621

Synopsis

The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

A local, authenticated attacker could use an XML External Entity (XXE) attack to exploit weakly configured XML files to access local or remote content. A successful exploit could potentially cause a denial-of-service condition and allow the attacker to arbitrarily read any local file via system-level services. This plugin only works with Tenable.ot. Please visit https://www.tenable.com/products/tenable-ot for more information.

- A local, authenticated attacker could use an XML External Entity (XXE) attack to exploit weakly configured XML files to access local or remote content. A successful exploit could potentially cause a denial-of- service condition and allow the attacker to arbitrarily read any local file via system-level services.
(CVE-2020-14478)

Solution

Refer to the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://www.cisa.gov/uscert/ics/advisories/icsa-20-177-02

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 500621

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 3/21/2022

Updated: 3/28/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14478

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:rockwellautomation:factorytalk_services_platform

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Rockwell

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/24/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14478

CWE: 611