Citect SCADA ODBC Service Overflow

Added: 03/10/2009
CVE: CVE-2008-2639
BID: 29634
OSVDB: 46105


The CitectSCADA and CitectFacilities applications include ODBC server capabilities to provide remote SQL access to a relational database. The ODBC Server component listens on port 20222/tcp by default.


A buffer overflow vulnerability caused by the handling of incorrect packets allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.


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Exploit works against;
ClientScada V6.10, ClientScada V7.0r1 and ClientFacilities V7.0

Target application does not install on Windows 2003 SP1.


Windows Server 2003 SP2 / Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 SP1
Windows Server 2003 SP0,SP1,SP2 DEP-Disabled
Windows 2000 / Windows XP
Version 6 - Windows 2003 SP2 DEP-Enabled
Version 6 - Windows 2003 SP1 DEP-Enabled
Version 6 - Windows 2003 SP0,SP1,SP2 DEP-Disabled
Version 6 - Windows 2000, Windows XP

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