PT-2013-32: Directory Traversal in Siemens Simatic WinCC TIA Portal
Siemens Simatic WinCC TIA Portal
Severity level: Medium
Impact: Directory Traversal
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 4.0
WinCC TIA Portal is part of a new, integrated engineering concept which offers a uniform engineering environment for programming and configuration of control, visualization and drive solutions.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected "Directory Traversal" vulnerability in Siemens Simatic WinCC TIA Portal.
By manipulating the URL an authenticated attacker may have access to source code of the panel’s server-side web application files, which may include user defined scripts.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version
21.09.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
15.03.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
29.03.2013 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was discovered by Sergey Bobrov, Roman Ilin, Ilya Karpov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
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