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Rockwell Automation ControlLogix 1756-ENBT/A EtherNet/IP Bridge cross-site scripting vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#882619

Original Release Date: 2009-02-05 | Last Revised: 2011-05-12


The Rockwell ControlLogix 1756-ENBT/A EtherNet/IP Bridge web interface contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability that may allow an attacker to spoof data or redirect end user's to other sites.


The Rockwell Logix Automation ControlLogix 1756-ENBT/A EtherNet/IP Bridge uses a web interface to display log files and status information. This web interface contains multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. To exploit these issues, an attacker would need to convince an operator to open on a specially crafted URL.


An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary javascript in an operator's browser. This script could be used to spoof data or redirect an operator's web browser to other sites.



Refer to Rockwell Automation's vendor statement for information about how to obtain product firmware to mitigate this vulnerability: KB#57729

Do not allow remote access

If no Internet connectivity is allowed (including access through email, proxies or firewalls) to the operator's computer, an attacker will not be able to remotely exploit this issue. See Rockwell's Reference Architectures for Manufacturing site for more information about secure network configurations.

Vendor Information


Rockwell Automation Affected

Updated:  May 12, 2011



Vendor Statement

Please refer to our KnowledgeBase article for more information on this issue. It can be found here:
This article will be updated as information becomes available.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 0 AV:--/AC:--/Au:--/C:--/I:--/A:--
Temporal 0 E:ND/RL:ND/RC:ND
Environmental 0 CDP:ND/TD:ND/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to Daniel Peck of Digital Bond, Inc. for reporting this issue.

This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.

Other Information

CVE IDs: None
Severity Metric: 0.05
Date Public: 2009-02-01
Date First Published: 2009-02-05
Date Last Updated: 2011-05-12 18:24 UTC
Document Revision: 62

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