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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CitectSCADA Vendors:   Citect, Schneider Electric
CitectSCADA Batch Server Buffer Overflow Lets Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026306
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-5163   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 18 2012
Original Entry Date:  Nov 9 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.10 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CitectSCADA. A local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A local user can submit specially crafted login data to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability resides in a 3rd party component used by the system.

Mitsubishi MX4 SCADA V7.10 and prior using the MX4 SCADA Batch module is also affected.

Kuang-Chun Hung of Taiwan's Information and Communication Security Technology Center (ICST) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.20).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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