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ABB MicroSCADA wserver.exe Remote Code Execution

Disclosed
04/05/2013
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a remote stack buffer overflow vulnerability in ABB MicroSCADA. The issue is due to the handling of unauthenticated EXECUTE operations on the wserver.exe component, which allows arbitrary commands. The component is disabled by default, but required when a project uses the SCIL function WORKSTATION_CALL. This module has been tested successfully on ABB MicroSCADA Pro SYS600 9.3 on Windows XP SP3 and Windows 7 SP1.

Author(s)

  • Brian Gorenc
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@metasploit.com>

Platform

Windows

Architectures

x86

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/scada/abb_wserver_exec
msf exploit(abb_wserver_exec) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(abb_wserver_exec) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(abb_wserver_exec) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(abb_wserver_exec) > exploit

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