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BreakPoint Software, Hex Workshop Buffer Overflow vulnerability CVE-2009-0812

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Vulnerability description

Hex Workshop is prone to a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability.

Risk description

Application fails to adequately sanitize user input data, which in turn leads to boundary error while processing of Intel .hex files. Successful exploitation could allow remote attacker to execute arbitrary code and can cause denial-of-service.


No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Mar 4, 2009
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