Heap-based Buffer Overflow
A vulnerability has been identified in SCALANCE X-200 switch family (incl. SIPLUS NET variants) (All versions < V5.2.5), SCALANCE X-200IRT switch family (incl. SIPLUS NET variants) (All versions < V5.5.0). The web server of the affected devices contains a vulnerability that may lead to a buffer overflow condition. An attacker could cause this condition on the webserver by sending a specially crafted request. The webserver could stop and not recover anymore.
CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow
A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().