WellinTech KingView 6.53 contains a remote heap overflow vulnerability in the HistorySrv process which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.
According to WellinTech's website: "KingView software is a high-pormance production which can be used to building a data information service platform in automatic field. KingView software can provide graphic visualization which takes your operations management, control and optimization. KingView is widely used in power, water conservancy,buildings, coalmine, environmental protection, metallurgy and so on. " KingView runs a HistorySrv service that listens on port 777 that listens for incoming connections. This service is vulnerable to a remote heap overflow when a payload containing malicious Flink and Blink pointers are sent to the service.
Exploit code for this vulnerability is publicly available.
An attacker can cause the service to crash and may be able to execute arbitrary code as the user.
According to WellinTech's website a patch (version 6.53(2010-12-15)) has been issued to address this vulnerability.
This vulnerability was reported by Dillon Beresford of NSS Labs.
This document was written by Michael Orlando.
|Date First Published:||2011-01-12|
|Date Last Updated:||2011-01-18 15:08 UTC|