83310 : General Electric (GE) Intelligent Platforms Multiple Product KeyHelp.ocx ActiveX Boundary Check Remote Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-06-26

Description

Multiple General Electric (GE) Intelligent Platform products are prone to an overflow condition. The KeyHelp.ocx ActiveX control fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a stack-based buffer overflow. When performing a boundary check on input, a remote attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
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: Remove the vulnerable ActiveX components. The vendor has provided a tool for this.

Products

General Electric Company
Proficy Historian
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.1
Proficy HMI/SCADA – iFIX
5.1
5.0
Proficy Pulse
1.0
Proficy Batch Execution
5.6
SI7 I/O Driver
7.20
7.42

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-07-05 | Disagree?

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