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

2018-10-16T00:00:00
ID ZDI-18-1247
Type zdi
Reporter rgod of 9SG Security Team - rgod@9sgsec.com
Modified 2018-06-22T00:00:00

Description

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.