Rockwellautomation Factorytalk Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

high Tenable.ot Plugin ID 500465
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An attacker-controlled memory allocation size can be passed to the C++ new operator in RnaDaSvr.dll by sending a specially crafted ConfigureItems message to TCP port 4241. This will cause an unhandled exception, resulting in termination of RSLinxNG.exe. Observed in FactoryTalk 6.11. All versions of FactoryTalk Linx are affected.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 500465

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Family: SCADA

Published: 8/10/2021

Updated: 8/10/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-5802


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:rockwellautomation:factorytalk_linx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 12/29/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/29/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-5802