WAGO PFC200 03.00.39(12)/03.01.07(13)/03.02.02(14) Cloud Connectivity XML File data authenticity

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A vulnerability was found in WAGO PFC200 03.00.39(12)/03.01.07(13)/03.02.02(14). It has been declared as very critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component Cloud Connectivity. The manipulation as part of a XML File leads to a data authenticity vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-345. The product does not sufficiently verify the origin or authenticity of data, in a way that causes it to accept invalid data. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An exploitable remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Cloud Connectivity functionality of WAGO PFC200 versions 03.02.02(14), 03.01.07(13), and 03.00.39(12). A specially crafted XML file will direct the Cloud Connectivity service to download and execute a shell script with root privileges.

The weakness was published 03/11/2020. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-5161 since 01/04/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/12/2020).

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






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Class: Data authenticity
CWE: CWE-345

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01/04/2019 🔍
03/11/2020 +432 days 🔍
03/12/2020 +1 days 🔍
04/13/2024 +1493 days 🔍


Advisory: talosintelligence.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-5161 (🔍)


Created: 03/12/2020 08:34 AM
Updated: 04/13/2024 09:15 AM
Changes: 03/12/2020 08:34 AM (37), 03/12/2020 08:39 AM (17), 04/13/2024 09:15 AM (17)
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