Phoenix Contact FL MGUARD/TC MGUARD up to 8.8.x HTTPS Connection allocation of resources

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Phoenix Contact FL MGUARD and TC MGUARD up to 8.8.x. This affects some unknown functionality of the component HTTPS Connection Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a allocation of resources vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-770. The product allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The weakness was published 11/15/2022 as VDE-2022-051. The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-3480 since 10/13/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1499 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 8.9.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at VDB-13589, VDB-74651, VDB-183941 and VDB-207719.






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Class: Allocation of resources
CWE: CWE-770 / CWE-400 / CWE-404

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Upgrade: FL MGUARD/TC MGUARD 8.9.0


10/13/2022 🔍
11/15/2022 +33 days 🔍
11/15/2022 +0 days 🔍
12/18/2022 +33 days 🔍


Advisory: VDE-2022-051
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-3480 (🔍)
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Created: 11/15/2022 05:18 PM
Updated: 12/18/2022 03:12 PM
Changes: 11/15/2022 05:18 PM (51), 12/18/2022 03:06 PM (2), 12/18/2022 03:12 PM (1)
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