Automated Solutions Modbus Slave MiniHMI.exe ActiveX Modbus/TCP Diagnostic Function Arbitrary Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 26066


The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote host contains the Automated Solutions Modbus TCP Slave ActiveX control, which allows a PC to emulate a Modbus Serial and / or TCP slave device.

The version of this control installed on the remote host reportedly contains a buffer overflow issue with the Modbus/TCP Diagnostic function (FC8). Using specially-crafted Modbus requests. An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code remotely subject to the privileges of the user running the MiniHMI.exe program.


Upgrade to version Automated Solutions Modbus Slave ActiveX Control version 1.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 26066

File Name: scada_asmbslv_activex_heap_corruption.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.72 $

Type: local

Family: SCADA

Published: 2007/09/19

Modified: 2018/02/06

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4827

BID: 25713

OSVDB: 38259

CWE: 119