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CVE-2021-37166 Detail


A buffer overflow issue leading to denial of service was discovered in HMI3 Control Panel in Swisslog Healthcare Nexus Panel operated by released versions of software before Nexus Software When HMI3 starts up, it binds a local service to a TCP port on all interfaces of the device, and takes extensive time for the GUI to connect to the TCP socket, allowing the connection to be hijacked by an external attacker.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.swisslog-healthcare.com Product 
https://www.swisslog-healthcare.com/-/media/swisslog-healthcare/documents/customer-service/armis-documents/cve-2021-37166-bulletin---gui-socket-denial-of-service.pdf?rev=05321b2af1064eb2a6d6e6bf77604c6b&hash=40A927FE1153AA980428C93B2EF7EB40 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.swisslog-healthcare.com/en-us/customer-care/security-information/cve-disclosures#:~:text=CVE%20Disclosures%20%20%20%20Vulnerability%20Name%20,%20%20CVE-2021-37164%20%204%20more%20rows%20 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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