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BreakPoint Software, Hex Workshop Buffer Overflow vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host has Hex Workshop installed and is prone to Stack based Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Application fails to adequately sanitize user input data, which in turn leads to boundary error while processing of Intel .hex files.

Affected Software

Affected Software

BreakPoint Software, Hex Workshop version 6.0.1.4603 and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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