CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 13, 2023
Updated: Jun 26, 2023
CWE ID 732


A vulnerability, known as CVE-2023-30897, has been identified in SIMATIC WinCC versions prior to V7.5.2.13. This vulnerability affects applications that fail to set proper access rights for their installation folder if a non-default installation path was chosen during installation. An authenticated local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary code and escalate privileges. The potential danger of this vulnerability is rated as high, with a CVSS score of 7.8, indicating a significant impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the affected systems. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to SIMATIC WinCC version V7.5.2.13 or later provided by the vendor Siemens.


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