Advisory Details

May 15th, 2024

NI FlexLogger FLXPROJ File Parsing Deserialization of Untrusted Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-24-456
ZDI-CAN-21906

CVE ID CVE-2024-4044
CVSS SCORE 7.8, AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
AFFECTED VENDORS NI
AFFECTED PRODUCTS FlexLogger
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of NI FlexLogger. 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 FLXPROJ files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in deserialization of untrusted data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS NI has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://ni.com/r/CVE-2024-4044
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2023-11-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2024-05-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT kimiya
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