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Use After Free

CVE-2018-8843

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

Rockwell Automation Arena versions 15.10.00 and prior contains a use after free vulnerability caused by processing specially crafted Arena Simulation Software files that may cause the software application to crash, potentially losing any unsaved data..

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published