Remote code execution in Leadtools



Published: 2020-07-02
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-6089
CWE-ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Vendor LEAD Technologies, Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU29468

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-6089

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in the ANI file format parser. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted ANI file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

LEADTOOLS: 20


CPE2.3 External links

http://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-1009

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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