66842 : Wind River Systems' VxWorks WDB Debug Service Remote Arbitrary Memory Manipulation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-08-02

Description

VxWorks contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to read and write arbitrary memory on the device. The issue is triggered by leaving the WDB target agent debug service enabled by default.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: SCADA

Solution

Currently, there are no known upgrades or patches to correct this vulnerability. It is possible to temporarily work around the flaw by implementing the following workaround: Disable the WDB target agent debug service.

Products

Wind River Systems, Inc.
VxWorks
6.8

References

Tools & Filters

48264

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-08-05 | Disagree?

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