Siemens SIMATIC CP 1543-1 Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions (CVE-2019-12815)

critical Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 501092


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


An arbitrary file copy vulnerability in mod_copy in ProFTPD up to 1.3.5b allows for remote code execution and information disclosure without authentication, a related issue to CVE-2015-3306.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 501092

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 5/2/2023

Updated: 1/4/2024

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12815


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:siemens:simatic_cp_1543-1_firmware

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Siemens

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12815

CWE: 755

DSA: DSA-4491

FEDORA: FEDORA-2019-82b0f48691, FEDORA-2019-e9187610c3

GLSA: GLSA-201908-16

SuSE: openSUSE-SU-2019:1836, openSUSE-SU-2019:1870, openSUSE-SU-2020:0031