CVSS 3.1 Score 7.2 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Feb 13, 2024


A vulnerability with the CVE ID CVE-2023-49691 has been identified in several Siemens products, including RUGGEDCOM RM1224 LTE(4G) EU, RUGGEDCOM RM1224 LTE(4G) NAM, SCALANCE M804PB, and SCALANCE M812-1 ADSL-Router, among others. The vulnerability is related to an improper neutralization of special elements used in an OS command with root privileges and affects all versions prior to V8.0. The danger posed by this vulnerability is high, with a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.2 out of 10. Organizations can remediate this vulnerability by updating the affected products to version V8.0 or higher. If left unaddressed, malicious local administrators could exploit this vulnerability to issue commands at the system level after a successful IP address update.


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