CitectSCADA ODBC Server Remote Buffer Overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 33201


The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of CitectSCADA installed on the remote host includes an ODBC server that listens by default on TCP port 20222 and reportedly is affected by a stack-buffer overflow vulnerability.

Using a specially-crafted sequence of packets, an unauthenticated remote attacker who can connect to the server can leverage this issue to crash the affected service or to execute code on the affected host with SYSTEM-level privileges.


Either disable the ODBC server service or contact the vendor to obtain Hotfix HF700R138255 (containing 'Client.dll' version and apply that.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33201

File Name: citectscada_odbc_overflow.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.77 $

Type: local

Family: SCADA

Published: 2008/06/18

Modified: 2018/02/06

Dependencies: 33169, 13855, 10456

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SCADA/CitectSCADA/Path, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/06/11

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (CitectSCADA/CitectFacilities ODBC Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2639

BID: 29634

OSVDB: 46105

Secunia: 30638

CWE: 119