#VU49501 Heap-based buffer overflow


Published: 2021-01-12 | Updated: 2021-01-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU49501

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3: 9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-25226

CWE-ID: CWE-122

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software: SCALANCE X-200
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc
SCALANCE X-200 IRT
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor: Siemens

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the web server. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

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

Vulnerable software versions

SCALANCE X-200: All versions

SCALANCE X-200 IRT: All versions

CPE

External links
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-139628.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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