SSA-476715 V1.1 (Last Update: 2023-03-14): Two Vulnerabilities in Automation License Manager


The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSS scoring system in version 3.1 (CVSS v3.1) ( The CVSS environmental score is specific to the customer’s environment and will impact the overall CVSS score. The environmental score should therefore be individually defined by the customer to accomplish final scoring.

An additional classification has been performed using the CWE classification, a community-developed list of common software security weaknesses. This serves as a common language and as a baseline for weakness identification, mitigation, and prevention efforts. A detailed list of CWE classes can be found at:

Vulnerability CVE-2022-43513

The affected components allow to rename license files with user chosen input without authentication. This could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to rename and move files as SYSTEM user.

CVSS v3.1 Base Score 8.2 CVSS Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C CWE CWE-73: External Control of File Name or Path Vulnerability CVE-2022-43514

The affected component does not correctly validate the root path on folder related operations, allowing to modify files and folders outside the intended root directory. This could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute file operations of files outside of the specified root folder. Chained with CVE-2022-43513 this could allow Remote Code Execution.

CVSS v3.1 Base Score 7.7 CVSS Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C CWE CWE-22: Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory (‘Path Traversal’)

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