Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Schneider Electric Smart-UPS SRT 5000 Debug Log File Publicly Accessible Vulnerability


Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs had discovered a Debug Log File Publicly Accessible vulnerability in Schneider Electric Smart-UPS SRT 5000 .

Schneider Electric Smart-UPS is an intelligent and efficient network power protection from entry level to scaleable runtime.

The vulnerability is caused by insufficient user permissions in Smart-UPS SRT 5000. Upon successful exploitation, it allows attackers to read system private information.


Users should apply the solution provided by Schneider Electric.

Additional Information

The vulnerability affected Schneider Electric Smart-UPS SRT 5000 Network Management Card 2 (NMC2) version 6.9.6 and earlier.


Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Schneider Electric on 8th January, 2021.

Schneider Electric confirmed the vulnerability on 20th  January, 2021. 

Schneider Electric  released patch for the vulnerability on 9th November, 2021.


This vulnerability was discovered by Nguyen Thanh Nguyen of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

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