#VU49287 NULL pointer dereference


Published: 2021-01-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU49287

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27279

CWE-ID: CWE-476

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Crimson
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration

Vendor: Red Lion Controls

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in the protocol converter. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted packet to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Crimson: 3100.000 - 3116.000


CPE

External links
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-21-005-04


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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