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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
- CVSS v3 7.8
- ATTENTION: Low skill level to exploit
- Vendor: Delta Electronics
- Equipment: Industrial Automation CNCSoft ScreenEditor
- Vulnerabilities: Stack-based Buffer Overflow, Out-of-bounds Read, Access of Uninitialized Pointer
2. RISK EVALUATION
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to read/modify information, execute arbitrary code, and/or crash the application.
3. TECHNICAL DETAILS
3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS
The following versions of Industrial Automation CNCSoft ScreenEditor, an HMI, are affected:
- Industrial Automation CNCSoft ScreenEditor Versions 1.01.23 and prior
3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
Multiple stack-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities may be exploited by processing specially crafted project files, which may allow an attacker to read/modify information, execute arbitrary code, and/or crash the application.
Multiple out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities may be exploited by processing specially crafted project files, which may allow an attacker to read information.
An uninitialized pointer may be exploited by processing a specially crafted project file. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to read/modify information, execute arbitrary code, and/or crash the application.
- CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Critical Manufacturing
- COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide
- COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: Taiwan
Anonymous and kimiya working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative reported these vulnerabilities to CISA.
Delta Electronics recommends the following:
- Update to the latest version of CNCSoft ScreenEditor Version 1.01.26
- Restrict the interaction of the application to trusted files.
CISA recommends users take the following measures to protect themselves from social engineering attacks:
- Do not click web links or open unsolicited attachments in email messages.
- Refer to Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams for more information on avoiding email scams.
- Refer to Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information on social engineering attacks.
CISA reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.
CISA also provides a section for control systems security recommended practices on the ICS webpage on us-cert.gov. Several recommended practices are available for reading and download, including Improving Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity with Defense-in-Depth Strategies.
Additional mitigation guidance and recommended practices are publicly available on the ICS webpage on us-cert.gov in the Technical Information Paper, ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation Strategies.
Organizations observing any suspected malicious activity should follow their established internal procedures and report their findings to CISA for tracking and correlation against other incidents.
No known public exploits specifically target these vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are not exploitable remotely.
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