The XPath functionality in unspecified web applications in Siemens WinCC 7.0 SP3 before Update 2 does not properly handle special characters in parameters, which allows remote authenticated users to read or modify settings via a crafted URL, related to an "XML injection" attack.
Published 2012-06-08 18:55:02
Updated 2012-06-12 04:00:00
Source CERT/CC
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2596

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.11%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 43 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2596

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
8.0
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2596

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-2596

Products affected by CVE-2012-2596

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