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CVE-2016-7960 Detail

Current Description

Siemens SIMATIC STEP 7 (TIA Portal) before 14 uses an improper format for managing TIA project files during version updates, which makes it easier for local users to obtain sensitive configuration information via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/13/2016
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.5 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93551 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.siemens.com/cert/pool/cert/siemens_security_advisory_ssa-869766.pdf Vendor Advisory
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-16-287-03 Mitigation Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:siemens:simatic_step_7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
13.010


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7960
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/22/2016