Vulnerability CVE-2016-7959


Published: 2016-10-13

Description:
Siemens SIMATIC STEP 7 (TIA Portal) before 14 improperly stores pre-shared key data in TIA project files, which makes it easier for local users to obtain sensitive information by leveraging access to a file and conducting a brute-force attack.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
1.9/10
2.9/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Siemens -> Simatic step 7 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93551
http://www.siemens.com/cert/pool/cert/siemens_security_advisory_ssa-869766.pdf
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-16-287-03

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