Siemens EN100 Ethernet Module improper authorization

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Siemens EN100 Ethernet Module (affected version not known). Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authorization vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-285. The software does not perform or incorrectly performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A vulnerability has been identified in Siemens DIGSI 4 (All versions < V4.92), EN100 Ethernet module IEC 61850 variant (All versions < V4.30), EN100 Ethernet module PROFINET IO variant (All versions), EN100 Ethernet module Modbus TCP variant (All versions), EN100 Ethernet module DNP3 variant (All versions), EN100 Ethernet module IEC 104 variant (All versions), SIPROTEC Compact 7SJ80 (All versions < V4.77), SIPROTEC Compact 7SK80 (All versions < V4.77), SIPROTEC Compact 7SJ66 (All versions < V4.30), Other SIPROTEC Compact relays (All versions), Other SIPROTEC 4 relays (All versions). An attacker with local access to the engineering system or in a privileged network position and able to obtain certain network traffic could possibly reconstruct access authorization passwords.

The bug was discovered 03/08/2018. The weakness was presented 03/08/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-4839 since 01/02/2018. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. A authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 02/17/2023). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1548.002.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See 114229 for similar entry.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.0
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Class: Improper authorization
CWE: CWE-285 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1548.002

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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01/02/2018 🔍
03/08/2018 +65 days 🔍
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03/09/2018 +1 days 🔍
02/17/2023 +1806 days 🔍



Advisory: ssa-203306
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-4839 (🔍)
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Created: 03/09/2018 08:00 AM
Updated: 02/17/2023 02:34 PM
Changes: 03/09/2018 08:00 AM (55), 01/11/2020 03:30 PM (2), 02/17/2023 02:34 PM (3)
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