Microsys PROMOTIC < 8.1.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 58953


The remote Windows host has an application affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Windows host has a version of Microsys PROMOTIC installed that is less than 8.1.5. Such versions are affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including:

- The 'GetPromoticSite()' method of the ActiveX Control 'pmtable.ocx' can reference an uninitialized pointer in certain situations.

- A directory traversal vulnerability may be exploited by sending a specially crafted request to the web server running on port 80. (CVE-2011-4518)

- A stack overflow vulnerability affecting the SafeCfg() method of the PmTrendViewer ActiveX control.

- A heap overflow vulnerability affecting the AddTrend() method of the PmTrendViewer ActiveX control.


Upgrade to Microsys PROMOTIC 8.1.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58953

File Name: scada_promotic_8_1_5.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: local

Family: SCADA

Published: 2012/05/01

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 58796

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsys:promotic

Required KB Items: SCADA/Apps/Microsys/Promotic/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/10/13

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4518, CVE-2011-4519, CVE-2011-4520

BID: 50133, 50430

OSVDB: 76395, 76396, 76397, 76839

EDB-ID: 18049

ICS-ALERT: 11-286-01

ICSA: 12-024-02