PT-2015-14: Password Access in Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio and InTouch Machine Edition 2014

Vulnerable software

Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio
Version: and earlier

InTouch Machine Edition 2014
Версия: 7.1 SP1 Patch 4 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Password Access
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 6.4
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:P)

CVE: CVE-2015-1009

Software description

InduSoft Web Studio is a powerful collection of automation tools that provide all the automation building blocks to develop HMIs, SCADA systems and embedded instrumentation solutions.
InTouch Machine Edition is a powerful Human Machine Interface (HMI) solution built upon industry-proven technology. This provides you with outstanding capabilities and benefits for embedded devices, intelligent machines and industrial panel computers.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Password Access vulnerability in Schneider Electric InduSoft Web Studio and InTouch Machine Edition 2014.

Systems do not encrypt user passwords, which allows attackers to access them.

How to fix

Update your system up to the latest version

Advisory status

01.04.2014 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
30.07.2015 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
26.08.2015 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Ilya Karpov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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