Vertiv Liebert SiteScan Web Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference (CVE-2016-8348)

critical Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 500964


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


An XML External Entity (XXE) issue was discovered in Emerson Liebert SiteScan Web Version 6.5, and prior. An attacker may enter malicious input to Liebert SiteScan through a weakly configured XML parser causing the application to execute arbitrary code or disclose file contents from a server or connected network.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 500964

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 4/6/2023

Updated: 10/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-8348


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:emerson:liebert_sitescan_web

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Vertiv

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8348

CWE: 611