OMRON CX-Supervisor SCS File Parsing Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2018-03-23T00:00:00
ID ZDI-18-252
Type zdi
Reporter rgod
Modified 2018-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of OMRON CX-Supervisor. 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 parsing of SCS project files. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of a pointer prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.