Remote code execution in Siemens Simcenter STAR-CCM+ Viewer



Published: 2021-09-15
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2021-25665
CWE ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/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-2021-25665

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 parsing scene files. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Simcenter STAR-CCM+ Viewer: before 2021.2.1

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-109294.pdf

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.



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