Advisory Details

December 8th, 2015

Schneider Electric ProClima F1BookView ActiveX Control SetTabbedTextEx Method Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-635
ZDI-CAN-3095

CVE ID CVE-2015-7918
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Schneider Electric
AFFECTED PRODUCTS ProClima
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 20648. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Schneider Electric ProClima. 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 implementation of the SetTabbedTextEx method of the F1BookView control. Memory corruption occurs when a long string is passed by the user to the method. An attacker could leverage this flaw to execute code under the context of the process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Schneider Electric has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-15-335-02
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-07-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-12-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Fritz Sands - HP Zero Day Initiative
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