Security mitigation for SIMATIC products with user-defined installation path
The Security Advisory is available at the following link on the Internet:
"Quote Automation Services" security tool
QuoteAutomationServices.zip (1,9 MB)
After the exe file has been started, a dialog box opens. Under "Status", the number of affected Siemens services is displayed. By using the "Quote Siemens services" button the potential security issue is mitigated. The security tool will subsequently show the updated status.
You need administrator rights to run the security tool.
The following screenshot shows a system with one affected Siemens service:
After accepting the "License Terms and Conditions", the affected Siemens service can be corrected with the "Quote Siemens services" button. The next screenshot shows the status after the correction with "All Siemens services are quoted":