Automated Logic Corporation (CVE-2018-8819)

high Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 500952


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


An XXE issue was discovered in Automated Logic Corporation (ALC) WebCTRL Versions 6.0, 6.1 and 6.5. An unauthenticated attacker could enter malicious input to WebCTRL and a weakly configured XML parser will allow the application to disclose full file contents from the underlying web server OS via the X-Wap-Profile HTTP header.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 500952

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 4/6/2023

Updated: 7/11/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8819


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:carrier:automatedlogic_webctrl:6.0, cpe:/a:carrier:automatedlogic_webctrl:6.1, cpe:/a:carrier:automatedlogic_webctrl:6.5

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/AutomatedLogicCorporation

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8819

CWE: 611