#VU21331 Type Confusion in Arena

Published: 2019-09-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU21331

Vulnerability 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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13519


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor: Rockwell Automation


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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error when processing the .DOE files. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted .DOE file, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

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Vulnerable software versions

Arena: 14.50.00 - 16.00.00

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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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