CVSS 3.1 Score 6.6 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 17, 2023
Updated: Oct 25, 2023
CWE ID 326
CWE ID 261


CVE-2023-43776 is a vulnerability affecting the Eaton easyE4 PLC, a programmable logic controller. The device password protection function of the PLC is found to have weak encoding algorithm when exporting the program file to an SD card. This could potentially lead to unauthorized access and compromise the security of the device. The vulnerability has a medium severity rating, with a base score of 6.6 out of 10. It requires physical access and user interaction to exploit, and can have a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating the easyE4 program file to use a stronger encoding algorithm for storing device passwords.

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