Omron CX-Programmer/Common Components Project File use after free

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Omron CX-Programmer and Common Components (SCADA Software) (affected version not known). Affected is some unknown functionality of the component Project File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

When processing project files, the application (Omron CX-Programmer v9.70 and prior and Common Components January 2019 and prior) fails to check if it is referencing freed memory. An attacker could use a specially crafted project file to exploit and execute code under the privileges of the application.

The bug was discovered 04/04/2019. The weakness was presented 04/10/2019. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-6556 since 01/22/2019. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 6 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See VDB-251708, VDB-253854, VDB-253855 and VDB-256599 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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01/22/2019 🔍
04/04/2019 +72 days 🔍
04/10/2019 +6 days 🔍
04/11/2019 +1 days 🔍
08/28/2023 +1600 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: ics-cert.us-cert.gov
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-6556 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 04/11/2019 10:18 AM
Updated: 08/28/2023 05:02 PM
Changes: 04/11/2019 10:18 AM (52), 05/29/2020 09:12 AM (1), 08/28/2023 05:02 PM (4)
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