(PT-2012-42) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
Multiple Cross Site Scripting and Cross Site Request Forgery vulnerabilities in Siemens Simatic WinCC WebNavigator
Siemens Simatic WinCC WebNavigator
Version: 7.0 SP3 and earlier
The specialists of the Positive Research center have revealed a multiple Cross Site Scripting and Cross Site Request Forgery vulnerabilities in Siemens Simatic WinCC WebNavigator.
- Multiple Cross Site Scripting
Base Score: 8.3
Reflected Cross Site Scripting was found in POST parameters, GET parameters and referrers. If this attack is successful, the attacker can take over the WebNavigator session with the victim’s rights.
- Cross Site Request Forgery
Base Score: 7.8
Cross Site Request Forgery is related to the Cross Site Scripting vulnerability and works in a similar way: If a victim clicks on a malicious link, actions can be triggered in the browser, where WebNavigator is running.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version
16.07.2012 - Vendor is notified
16.07.2012 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
10.09.2012 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
13.09.2012 - Public disclosure
The vulnerabilities was discovered by Sergey Bobrov, Timur Yunusov, Artem Chaykin, Pavel Toporkov, Vladimir Kochetkov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:
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*Source: IDC Worldwide Security and Vulnerability Management 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares, doc #242465, August 2013. Based on year-over-year revenue growth in 2012 for vendors with revenues of $20M+