Siemens Automation License Manager up to 5.3 SP3 ALM Service sql injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Siemens Automation License Manager up to 5.3 SP3 (Automation Software). This affects some unknown functionality of the component ALM Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-89. The software constructs all or part of an SQL command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended SQL command when it is sent to a downstream component. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 10/13/2016 with Kaspersky Lab (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-8564 since 10/07/2016. The exploitability is told to be easy. 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 attack technique deployed by this issue is T1505 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Applying the patch 5.3 SP3 Update 1 is able to eliminate this problem.It is possible to mitigate the weakness by firewalling tcp/4410. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be patching the affected component.

See 92702 and 92704 for similar entries.






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CPE 2.3info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Temp Score: 6.2
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Class: Sql injection
CWE: CWE-89 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1505

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Patch: 5.3 SP3 Update 1
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09/26/2022 +2174 days 🔍



Advisory: ssa-284342
Organization: Kaspersky Lab
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-8564 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037011
SecurityFocus: 93553 - Siemens Automation License Manager Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 10/13/2016 05:55 PM
Updated: 09/26/2022 08:55 AM
Changes: 10/13/2016 05:55 PM (53), 05/09/2019 08:40 AM (13), 09/26/2022 08:55 AM (4)
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