Remote code execution in Philips Hue Bridge V2

Published: 2020-01-30
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-6007
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Hue Bridge V2
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

Vendor Philips

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU24768

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-6007

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: Yes


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when handling a long ZCL string during the commissioning phase. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

Hue Bridge V2: 01028090 - 1935144020

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?