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Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Certain Moxa Inc products are affected by an improper restriction of operations in EDR-G903 Series Firmware Version 5.5 or lower, EDR-G902 Series Firmware Version 5.5 or lower, and EDR-810 Series Firmware Version 5.6 or lower. Crafted requests sent to the device may allow remote arbitrary code execution.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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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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