Advisory Details

June 24th, 2015

Panasonic Security API SDK ipropsapivideo ActiveX Control MulticastAddr Stack Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-261
ZDI-CAN-2940

CVE ID CVE-2015-4648
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Panasonic
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Security API
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Panasonic Security API. 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 Ipropsapi.ipropsapiCtrl.1 ActiveX control. By passing an overly long string to the MulticastAddr method, an attacker can overflow a buffer on the stack. This vulnerability could be used to execute arbitrary code under the context of the user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Panasonic has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://security.panasonic.com/pss/security/library/developer.html#SDK
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-05-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-06-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT kernelsmith - HP Zero Day Initiative
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