Siemens SCALANCE LPE9403 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor (CVE-2021-41092)

high Tenable OT Security Plugin ID 501884


The remote OT asset is affected by a vulnerability.


A vulnerability was found in the Docker CLI where running 'docker login' with a misconfigured configuration file (typically ~/.docker/config.json) listing a credsStore or credHelpers that could not be executed would result in any provided credentials being sent to rather than the intended private registry.

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The following text was originally created by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The original can be found at

Siemens recommends users of the affected product update to Version 2.0 or later.

As a general security measure, Siemens recommends protecting network access to devices with appropriate mechanisms. To operate the devices in a protected IT environment, Siemens recommends configuring the environment according to Siemens’ operational guidelines for industrial security and following recommendations in the product manuals.

Additional information on industrial security by Siemens can be found on the Siemens industrial security webpage.

For more information see Siemens Security Advisory SSA-222547

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 501884

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Tenable.ot

Published: 1/15/2024

Updated: 1/30/2024

Supported Sensors: Tenable OT Security

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-41092


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:siemens:scalance_lpe9403_firmware

Required KB Items: Tenable.ot/Siemens

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/10/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-41092