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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Siemens SIMATIC WinCC Vendors:   Siemens
Siemens SIMATIC WinCC Unquoted Service Paths Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037827
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 15 2017
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Siemens SIMATIC WinCC. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

On systems that are not installed in the default path (e.g., 'C:\Program Files\'), a local user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

WATERSURE and KIANDRA IT reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (WinCC 7.0 SP2 Upd 12, 7.0 SP3 Upd 8, 7.3 Upd 11; WinCC TIA Portal 14).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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