Panasonic FPWIN Pro SCTASK Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-16-337: May 11th, 2016
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Panasonic FPWIN Pro. 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 processing of a project file. A specially-crafted project file will lead to the construction of an SCTASK object followed by writes to the object that are outside its bounds. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to attain code execution under the context of the current process.
Vendor ResponsePanasonic has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2016-02-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2016-05-11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Steven Seeley of Source Incite