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Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


Buffer overflow in TS-WPTCAM firmware version 1.18 and earlier, TS-WPTCAM2 firmware version 1.00, TS-WLCE firmware version 1.18 and earlier, TS-WLC2 firmware version 1.18 and earlier, TS-WRLC firmware version 1.17 and earlier, TS-PTCAM firmware version 1.18 and earlier, TS-PTCAM/POE firmware version 1.18 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands via unspecified vectors.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-119 - Buffer Overflow

Buffer overflow attacks involve data transit and operations exceeding the restricted memory buffer, thereby corrupting or overwriting data in adjacent memory locations. Such overflow allows the attacker to run arbitrary code or manipulate the existing code to cause privilege escalation, data breach, denial of service, system crash and even complete system compromise. Given that languages such as C and C++ lack default safeguards against overwriting or accessing data in their memory, applications utilizing these languages are most susceptible to buffer overflows attacks.


Advisory Timeline

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