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CVE-2023-38380 Design/Logic Flaw

Remediate Within 6 Months

CVE Information

Original CVE data


A vulnerability has been identified in SIMATIC CP 1242-7 V2 (incl. SIPLUS variants) (All versions < V3.4.29), SIMATIC CP 1243-1 (incl. SIPLUS variants) (All versions < V3.4.29), SIMATIC CP 1243-1 DNP3 (incl. SIPLUS variants) (All versions), SIMATIC CP 1243-1 IEC (incl. SIPLUS variants) (All versions < V3.4.29), SIMATIC CP 1243-7 LTE (All versions < V3.4.29), SIMATIC CP 1243-8 IRC (6GK7243-8RX30-0XE0) (All versions < V3.4.29), SIMATIC CP 1542SP-1 (6GK7542-6UX00-0XE0) (All versions < V2.3), SIMATIC CP 1542SP-1 IRC (6GK7542-6VX00-0XE0) (All versions < V2.3), SIMATIC CP 1543-1 (6GK7543-1AX00-0XE0) (All versions < V3.0.37), SIMATIC CP 1543SP-1 (6GK7543-6WX00-0XE0) (All versions < V2.3), SINAMICS S210 (6SL5...) (All versions >= V6.1 < V6.1 HF2), SIPLUS ET 200SP CP 1542SP-1 IRC TX RAIL (6AG2542-6VX00-4XE0) (All versions < V2.3), SIPLUS ET 200SP CP 1543SP-1 ISEC (6AG1543-6WX00-7XE0) (All versions < V2.3), SIPLUS ET 200SP CP 1543SP-1 ISEC TX RAIL (6AG2543-6WX00-4XE0) (All versions < V2.3), SIPLUS NET CP 1543-1 (6AG1543-1AX00-2XE0) (All versions < V3.0.37). The webserver implementation of the affected products does not correctly release allocated memory after it has been used. An attacker with network access could use this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service condition in the webserver of the affected product.

CWE: CWE-401
CVSS v2-
CVSS v37.5
Affected Vendors

Siemens - (9)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Design/Logic Flaw

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v27.1
CVSS v37.5



No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity


Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499 - Endpoint Denial of Service
T1498 - Network Denial of Service
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.5 - Improper Error Handling

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application