Rockwell (CVE-2020-14481)

high Tenable.ot Plugin ID 500622


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


The DeskLock tool provided with FactoryTalk View SE uses a weak encryption algorithm that may allow a local, authenticated attacker to decipher user credentials, including the Windows user or Windows DeskLock passwords. If the compromised user has an administrative account, an attacker could gain full access to the user's operating system and certain components of FactoryTalk View SE. This plugin only works with Tenable.ot. Please visit for more information.


Refer to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 500622

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 3/21/2022

Updated: 3/21/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14481


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:rockwellautomation:factorytalk_view:::~~se~~~, cpe:/a:rockwellautomation:factorytalk_view:10.0::~~se~~~

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-2020-14481

CWE: 326