The parsing mechanism that processes certain file types does not provide input sanitization for file paths. This may allow an attacker to craft malicious files that, when opened by Connected Components Workbench, can traverse the file system. If successfully exploited, an attacker could overwrite existing files and create additional files with the same permissions of the Connected Components Workbench software. User interaction is required for this exploit to be successful.

Risk Information

  • CVE ID
  • CVE-2021-27471
  • Vendor
  • Rockwell Automation
  • Product
  • Connected Components Workbench
  • CVSS v3
  • 8.6