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Vulnerability of SIMATIC STEP 7: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of SIMATIC STEP 7.
Vulnerable software: SIMATIC.
Severity of this announce: 1/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 12/10/2016.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2016-AVI-347, CVE-2016-7959, CVE-2016-7960, SSA-869766, VIGILANCE-VUL-20845.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in SIMATIC STEP 7.

A local attacker can perform a brute-force, in order to obtain sensitive information about machine to machine communication. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-7959]

An attacker can bypass security features via TIA Portal Project File, in order to obtain sensitive information. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-7960]
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This computer weakness note impacts software or systems such as SIMATIC.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security bulletin is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat 

SIMATIC STEP 7: version V14.
The version V14 is fixed:
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