CVE-2021-40359

A vulnerability has been identified in SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.2 and earlier (All versions), SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.0 (All versions), SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.1 (All versions), SIMATIC WinCC V15 and earlier (All versions), SIMATIC WinCC V16 (All versions), SIMATIC WinCC V17 (All versions), SIMATIC WinCC V7.4 and earlier (All versions), SIMATIC WinCC V7.5 (All versions < V7.5 SP2 Update 5). When downloading files, the affected systems do not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname. An attacker could then cause the pathname to resolve to a location outside of the restricted directory on the server and read unexpected critical files.

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