Zero-day Vulnerability Database

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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 1

Remote code execution in GE Proficy CIMPLICITY HMI
CVE-2014-0751

Improper access control

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access control and incorrect validation of the szScreen field when processing file uploads within the CimWebServer component. A remote unauthenticated attacker can upload and execute arbitrary file on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability has been exploited in targeted attacks.

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According to ICS-CERT, the vulnerability has been exploited in the wild since at least since January 2012. The vulnerability has been exploited in Sandworm campaign.

Software: CIMPLICITY

Known/fameous malware:

BlackEnergy

According to ICS-CERT, the vulnerability has been exploited in the wild since at least since January 2012. The vulnerability has been exploited in Sandworm campaign.