Siemens SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY GH180 input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Siemens SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY GH180 (version unknown). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

A vulnerability has been identified in SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY GH180 with NXG I control, MLFBs: 6SR2...-, 6SR3...-, 6SR4...- (All Versions with option G28), SINAMICS PERFECT HARMONY GH180 with NXG II control, MLFBs: 6SR2...-, 6SR3...-, 6SR4...- (All Versions with option G28). A denial of service vulnerability exists in the affected products. The vulnerability could be exploited by an attacker with network access to the device. Successful exploitation requires no privileges and no user interaction. An attacker could use the vulnerability to compromise availability of the affected system. At the time of advisory publication no public exploitation of this security vulnerability was known.

The bug was discovered 05/14/2019. The weakness was released 05/14/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-6578 since 01/22/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/19/2023).

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

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at VDB-135048.





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Class: Input validation

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Remote: Yes

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01/22/2019 🔍
05/14/2019 +112 days 🔍
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05/15/2019 +1 days 🔍
09/19/2023 +1588 days 🔍



Advisory: ssa-606525
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-6578 (🔍)
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Created: 05/15/2019 09:57 AM
Updated: 09/19/2023 03:06 PM
Changes: 05/15/2019 09:57 AM (52), 06/12/2020 12:44 PM (1), 09/19/2023 03:01 PM (4), 09/19/2023 03:06 PM (1)
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