Eaton Fixes Hole in 9000X Drive

Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 03:07 PM gHale

Eaton created an update to mitigate a stack-based buffer overflow in its 9000X Drive, according to a report with NCCIC.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow remote code execution.

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9000X Drive, Versions 2.0.29 and prior suffer from the remotely exploitable vulnerability, discovered by Ghirmay Desta working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative.

A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability has been identified, which may allow remote code execution.

CVE-2018-8847 is the case number assigned to this vulnerability, which has a CVSS v3 base score of 5.6.

The product sees use mainly in the energy sector and on a global basis.

No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. An attacker with high skill level would be able to exploit the vulnerability.

Dublin, Ireland-based Eaton has released an update for 9000X Drive.

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