#VU49949 Untrusted Pointer Dereference


Published: 2021-01-25 | Updated: 2021-01-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU49949

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-2020-27288

CWE-ID: CWE-822

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Delta Industrial Automation TPEditor
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration

Vendor: Delta Electronics, Inc.

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to untrusted pointer dereference when processing TPE files. A remote attacker can craft a special project file and execute arbitrary code on the targeted system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Delta Industrial Automation TPEditor: 1.98

CPE

External links
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-21-021-02
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-080/


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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