#VU21330 Access of uninitialized pointer


Published: 2019-09-25 | Updated: 2019-10-30

Vulnerability identifier: #VU21330

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13527

CWE-ID: CWE-824

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Arena
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor: Rockwell Automation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
The vulnerability exists due to the affected software accesses or uses a pointer that has not been initialized. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted Arena file, which results in the use of a pointer that has not been initialized and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Arena: 14.50.00 - 16.00.00


CPE

External links
http://www.us-cert.gov/ics/advisories/icsa-19-213-05


Q & A

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