Advisory Details

February 15th, 2022

Siemens JT2Go PDF File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-336
ZDI-CAN-15106

CVE ID CVE-2021-38405
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Siemens
AFFECTED PRODUCTS JT2Go
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Siemens JT2Go. 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 PDF files. Crafted data in a PDF file can trigger a write past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Siemens has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-301589.pdf
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-08-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-02-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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