WellinTech KingScada KingGraphic kxClientDownload ActiveX Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-14-011
Type zdi
Reporter Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of WellinTech KingScada KingGraphics. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the kxClientDownload.ocx ActiveX control. By properly setting the ProjectURL property, it is possible for an attacker to download and load an arbitrary DLL file from a remote location. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the administrator.