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Fuji Electric released new firmware to mitigate a classic buffer overflow in its V-Server Lite, according to a report from NCCIC.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability, discovered by Ariele Caltabiano (kimiya) working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative, could allow a remote attacker to view sensitive information and disrupt the availability of the device.

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A data collection and management service, V-Server Lite and prior suffer from the remotely exploitable vulnerability.

A maliciously crafted project file may cause a buffer overflow, which may allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code.

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CVE-2018-10637 is the case number assigned to this vulnerability, which has a CVSS v3 base score of 7.8.

The product sees use mainly in the critical manufacturing sector and it sees action on a global basis.

No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. However, an attacker with low skill level could leverage the vulnerability.

Japan-based Fuji Electric produced firmware update v4.0.4.0.

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