[Control Systems] Siemens Security Updates

Number: AV17-092
Date: 30 June 2017

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a Siemens security update for Viewport for Web Office Portal and , SIMATIC Industrial PCs, SINUMERIK Panel Control Unit, and SIMOTION P320.

Assessment

Siemens released security updates for Viewport for Web Office Portal and, SIMATIC Industrial PCs, SINUMERIK Panel Control Unit, and SIMOTION P320 to address multiple vulnerabilities.  A remote attacker could potentially exploit these vulnerabilities to upload and execute arbitrary code and gain system privileges.

Affected versions:

Please see Siemens Security Advisory SSA-874235 for the full list of affected versions.

CVE References: CVE-2017-5689, CVE-2017-6869

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly. For more information, please refer to the ICS-CERT references.

References:

SIEMENS Security Advisory SSA-545214:
https://www.siemens.com/cert/pool/cert/siemens_security_advisory_ssa-545214.pdf

Siemens Security Advisory SSA-874235:
https://www.siemens.com/cert/pool/cert/siemens_security_advisory_ssa-874235.pdf  

ICS-CERT Advisory (ICSA-17-180-03):
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-180-03  

ICS-CERT Advisory (ICSA-17-180-01):
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-180-01

Note to Readers

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