Vulnerability Note VU#308556
GE Fanuc CIMPLICITY HMI heap buffer overflow
GE Fanuc CIMPLICITY HMI contains a remotely accessible heap buffer overflow vulnerability which may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
GE Fanuc CIMPLICITY HMI is software used for monitoring and control in Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. A heap buffer overflow vulnerability exists in a CIMPLICITY process (w32rtr.exe) that listens on the network (32000/tcp). The vulnerable process exists in both servers and clients. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted packet to a vulnerable CIMPLICITY system.
Note that this vulnerability affects GE Fanuc CIMPLICITY HMI versions up to and including version 7.0.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|GE Fanuc||Affected||20 Dec 2007||24 Jan 2008|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported by Eyal Udassin of C4 Security.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2008-0176
- Date Public: 24 Jan 2008
- Date First Published: 25 Jan 2008
- Date Last Updated: 25 Jan 2008
- Severity Metric: 3.01
- Document Revision: 32
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