Siemens WinCC prior 13.0 Network cryptographic issues

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Siemens WinCC. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Network. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cryptographic issues vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-310. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

The remote-management module in the (1) Multi Panels, (2) Comfort Panels, and (3) RT Advanced functionality in Siemens SIMATIC WinCC (TIA Portal) before 13 SP1 does not properly encrypt credentials in transit, which makes it easier for remote attackers to determine cleartext credentials by sniffing the network and conducting a decryption attack.

The weakness was presented 02/17/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-1358 since 01/26/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1600 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 13.0 eliminates this vulnerability.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Cryptographic issues
CWE: CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1600

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: WinCC 13.0


01/26/2015 🔍
02/17/2015 +22 days 🔍
02/17/2015 +0 days 🔍
03/30/2015 +41 days 🔍
04/16/2022 +2574 days 🔍



Advisory: ssa-526760
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-1358 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1036090
SecurityFocus: 72625


Created: 03/30/2015 12:14 PM
Updated: 04/16/2022 03:17 PM
Changes: 03/30/2015 12:14 PM (42), 04/17/2018 10:35 AM (7), 04/16/2022 03:17 PM (4)
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