#VU23719 Heap-based buffer overflow


Published: 2019-12-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23719

Vulnerability risk: Low

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-18297

CWE-ID: CWE-122

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
SPPA-T3000 MS3000 Migration Server
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: Siemens

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A local user can send a specially crafted packet to a named pipe, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and gain root privileges.


Mitigation
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

SPPA-T3000 MS3000 Migration Server: All versions


CPE

External links
http://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-451445.pdf


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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