CVE-2018-17916 Detail

Current Description

InduSoft Web Studio versions prior to 8.1 SP2, and InTouch Edge HMI (formerly InTouch Machine Edition) versions prior to 2017 SP2. A remote attacker could send a carefully crafted packet to exploit a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability during tag, alarm, or event related actions such as read and write, with potential for code to be executed. If InduSoft Web Studio remote communication security was not enabled, or a password was left blank, a remote user could send a carefully crafted packet to invoke an arbitrary process, with potential for code to be executed. The code would be executed under the privileges of the InduSoft Web Studio or InTouch Edge HMI runtime and could lead to a compromise of the InduSoft Web Studio or InTouch Edge HMI server machine.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-305-01 Mitigation  Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2018-34 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-121 Stack-based Buffer Overflow Reference acceptance level ICS-CERT  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17916
NVD Published Date:
11/02/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/08/2021
Source:
ICS-CERT