CVE-2020-15786 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability has been identified in SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels 2nd Generation (incl. SIPLUS variants) (All versions < V16), SIMATIC HMI Comfort Panels (incl. SIPLUS variants) (All versions <= V16), SIMATIC HMI Mobile Panels (All versions <= V16), SIMATIC HMI Unified Comfort Panels (All versions <= V16). Affected devices insufficiently block excessive authentication attempts. This could allow a remote attacker to discover user passwords and obtain access to the Sm@rt Server via a brute-force attack.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-542525.pdf Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-307 Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts cwe source acceptance level NIST   Provider acceptance level Siemens AG  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-15786
NVD Published Date:
09/09/2020
NVD Last Modified:
06/08/2021
Source:
Siemens AG