CitectSCADA and CitectFacilities ODBC service buffer overflow

citectscada-odbc-bo (42992) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

CitectSCADA and CitectFacilities are vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the ODBC service. By sending an overly long packet to TCP port 20222, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.8
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

CitectSCADA and CitectFacilities customers should contact Citect support for upgrade or patch information. See References.

References:

  • Citect Web site: Security - Citect Real Time Intelligence Software.
  • CORE-2008-0125: CitectSCADA ODBC service vulnerability.
  • BID-29634: CitectSCADA ODBC Server Remote Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-2639: Stack-based buffer overflow in the ODBC server service in Citect CitectSCADA 6 and 7, and CitectFacilities 7, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in the second application packet in a TCP session on port 20222.
  • OSVDB ID: 46105: CitectSCADA ODBC Service Remote Overflow
  • SA30638: Citect Products ODBC Server Component Buffer Overflow
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020241: CitectSCADA Buffer Overflow in ODBC Service Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • US-CERT VU#476345: Citect CitectSCADA ODBC service buffer overflow
  • VUPEN/ADV-2008-1834: Citect Products ODBC Server Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Citect CitectFacilities 7
  • Citect CitectSCADA 6
  • Citect CitectSCADA 7

Reported:

Jun 11, 2008

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