CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 1, 2024
Updated: Mar 7, 2024
CWE ID 125


CVE-2023-7242 is a vulnerability in the Industrial Control Systems Network Protocol Parsers (ICSNPP) - Ethercat Zeek Plugin, affecting versions d78dda6 and earlier. It allows for an out-of-bounds read during the analysis of a specific Ethercat packet, which can result in crashing the Zeek process and potentially leaking some information from memory. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 8.2. It does not require any privileges or user interaction to exploit and can be targeted over the network. The impact on confidentiality is considered low, but it has a high availability impact. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their ICSNPP - Ethercat Zeek Plugin to a version that is not affected by the vulnerability.

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