Multiple vulnerabilities in Siemens NX



Published: 2021-09-15
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2021-37202
CVE-2021-37203
CWE ID CWE-416
CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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NX 1980
Hardware solutions / Routers for home users

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Security Advisory

1) Use-after-free

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-2021-37202

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in the IFC adapter when parsing user-supplied IFC files. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

NX 1980: before 1984

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-208530.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.

2) Out-of-bounds read

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37203

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in the plmxmlAdapterIFC.dll when parsing user supplied IFC files. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system or perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

NX 1980: before 1984

CPE External links

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-208530.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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