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Remote code execution in HMS Industrial Networks eCatcher



Published: 2020-07-29
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-14498
CWE ID CWE-121
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Server applications / Remote access servers, VPN

Vendor HMS Networks

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14498

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A remote unauthenticated attacker can trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

eCatcher: -

CPE External links

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-20-210-03
https://www.hms-networks.com/cybersecurity

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.