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Current Version: V1.0
CVSS v3.1 Base Score: 5.3
Affected Product and Versions Remediation

All versions only if the Power-on-Demand public license server is used
  • Set the environmental variable STARLICENSEHIDE to 1. This will send the string "unknown" for the user, host and display name instead of the real values. The setting is supported since version V8.04 (June 2013) of Simcenter STAR-CCM+
  • Avoid using sensitive or personal data in user, host and display names

As a general security measure, Siemens strongly recommends to protect network access to devices with appropriate mechanisms. In order to operate the devices in a protected IT environment, Siemens recommends to configure the environment according to Siemens' operational guidelines for Industrial Security (Download:, and to follow the recommendations in the product manuals.

Additional information on Industrial Security by Siemens can be found at:

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSS scoring system in version 3.1 (CVSS v3.1) ( The CVSS environmental score is specific to the customer’s environment and will impact the overall CVSS score. The environmental score should therefore be individually defined by the customer to accomplish final scoring.

An additional classification has been performed using the CWE classification, a community-developed list of common software security weaknesses. This serves as a common language and as a baseline for weakness identification, mitigation, and prevention efforts. A detailed list of CWE classes can be found at:

CVSS v3.1 Base Score 5.3
CWE CWE-200: Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

V1.0 (2022-08-09): Publication Date