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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2018-13814

Siemens SIMATIC HMI/WinCC: privilege escalation via HTTP Header Injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via HTTP Header Injection of Siemens SIMATIC HMI/WinCC, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: SIMATIC.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: data creation/edition.
Pirate's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 14/11/2018.
Références of this weakness: CERTFR-2018-AVI-543, CVE-2018-13814, SSA-944083, VIGILANCE-VUL-27788.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via HTTP Header Injection of Siemens SIMATIC HMI/WinCC, in order to escalate his privileges.
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