LAquis SCADA LQS File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-18-1247
Type zdi
Reporter rgod of 9SG Security Team -
Modified 2018-06-22T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of LAquis SCADA Software. 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 parsing of LQS files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. At attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.