Remote code execution in WECON Technology Co., Ltd. LeviStudio HMI

Published: 2017-12-19 00:00:00
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 7.4 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-16717
CWE ID CWE-122
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software LeviStudio HMI
Vulnerable software versions LeviStudio HMI -
Vendor URL WECON Technology Co., Ltd.
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Heap-based buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to heap-based buffer overflow. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Update to the latest version.

External links

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-353-05

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