A local privilege escalation vulnerability has been identified in the GE Digital CIMPLICITY HMI/SCADA product v10.0 and prior. If exploited, this vulnerability could allow an adversary to modify the system, leading to the arbitrary execution of code. This vulnerability is only exploitable if an attacker has access to an authenticated session. GE Digital CIMPLICITY v11.0, released January 2020, contains mitigation for this local privilege escalation vulnerability. GE Digital recommends all users upgrade to GE CIMPLICITY v11.0 or newer.
Published 2020-04-15 17:15:15
Updated 2020-04-22 17:21:43
Source ICS-CERT
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-6992

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-6992

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
6.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
0.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-6992

  • The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.
    Assigned by:
    • ics-cert@hq.dhs.gov (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-6992

Products affected by CVE-2020-6992

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