TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Panasonic Network Camera Recorder NcrCtl4.NcrNet.1 GetVOLHeader Arbitrary Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-363: October 14th, 2014


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Affected Products

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Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Panasonic Network Camera Recorder. 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 then NcrCtl4.NcrNet.1 control. The GetVOLHeader method can be used to write null bytes to an arbitrary address. An attacker can leverage this to execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.

Vendor Response

Panasonic has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2014-06-09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2014-10-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)