Vulnerability Note VU#181737
IntelliCom NetBiter Config HICP hostname buffer overflow
The IntelliCom NetBiter Config HICP configuration utility has a buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by a specially crafted hostname (hn) value. An attacker with network access could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running NetBiter Config.
IntelliCom NetBiter devices are based on HMS Anybus technology. The HMS HICP protocol (3250/udp) provides a way to configure network settings for NetBiter and possibly other Anybus-based devices. The NetBiter Config HICP configuration utility (NetbiterConfig.exe) has a buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by a specially crafted hostname (hn) value. Further details are available in the original post by Rubén Santamarta.
An attacker with network access could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running NetBiter Config.
This vulnerability is addressed in NetBiter Config version 1.3.1. Please see IntelliCom Security Bulletin ISFR-4404-0007.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|IntelliCom Innovation AB||Affected||-||19 Mar 2010|
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This information was published by Rubén Santamarta.
This document was written by Art Manion.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2009-4462
- Date Public: 12 Dec 2009
- Date First Published: 24 Mar 2010
- Date Last Updated: 26 Mar 2010
- Severity Metric: 0.48
- Document Revision: 19
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