Triangle Microworks IEC 61850 Library uninitialized pointer

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A vulnerability has been found in Triangle Microworks IEC 61850 Library (Software Library) (unknown version) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a uninitialized pointer vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-824. The product accesses or uses a pointer that has not been initialized. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

The Triangle Microworks IEC 61850 Library (Any client or server using the C language library with a version number of 11.2.0 or earlier and any client or server using the C++, C#, or Java language library with a version number of 5.0.1 or earlier) and 60870-6 (ICCP/TASE.2) Library (Any client or server using a C++ language library with a version number of 4.4.3 or earlier) are vulnerable to access given to a small number of uninitialized pointers within their code. This could allow an attacker to target any client or server using the affected libraries to cause a denial-of-service condition.

The weakness was shared 10/12/2022 as icsa-22-249-01. The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-38138 since 08/29/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

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





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Class: Uninitialized pointer
CWE: CWE-824 / CWE-908

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08/29/2022 🔍
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Advisory: icsa-22-249-01
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2022-38138 (🔍)


Created: 10/12/2022 10:35 AM
Changes: 10/12/2022 10:35 AM (47)
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