Pilz PMC Programming Tool up to 3.5.16 access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Pilz PMC Programming Tool up to 3.5.16. Affected is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

In Pilz PMC programming tool 3.x before 3.5.17 (based on CODESYS Development System), a user's password may be changed by an attacker without knowledge of the current password.

The weakness was presented 12/27/2022 as VDE-2021-061. The advisory is available at cert.vde.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-12067 since 04/22/2020. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 3.5.17 eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Temp Score: 5.2
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: PMC Programming Tool 3.5.17


04/22/2020 CVE reserved
12/27/2022 +979 days Advisory disclosed
12/27/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/24/2023 +28 days VulDB last update


Advisory: VDE-2021-061
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-12067 (🔒)


Created: 12/27/2022 09:20 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 06:32 PM
Changes: 12/27/2022 09:20 AM (40), 01/24/2023 06:32 PM (11)
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