Stack-based buffer overflow in AVEVA IEC870IP driver for Vijeo Citect and Citect SCADA

Published: 2019-10-18
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-13537
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Hardware solutions / Drivers

Vendor AVEVA Software, LLC.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU21935

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13537

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based buffer overflow

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause a server-side crash.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the IEC870IP driver. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trigger stack-based buffer overflow and cause a server-side crash on the target system.

Note: This vulnerability affects only the IEC870IP driver used in Vijeo Citect and Citect SCADA.


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Vulnerable software versions

IEC870IP: 4.14.02

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