Delta Electronics Delta Industrial Automation DOPSoft DPS File wKPFStringLen Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution


A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Delta Electronics Delta Industrial Automation DOPSoft version 2 when parsing the wKPFStringLen field of a DPS file. An anonymous attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a specially crafted DPS file to achieve code execution.

Vulnerability Identifier

  • Exodus Intelligence: EIP-ba7ef91e
  • MITRE: CVE-2023-43816

Vulnerability Metrics

  • CVSSv2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
  • CVSSv2 Score: 6.8

Vendor References

  • The affected product is end-of-life and no patches are available.

Discovery Credit

  • Exodus Intelligence

Disclosure Timeline 

  • Disclosed to vendor: March 8, 2023
  • Vendor response to disclosure: March 22, 2023
  • Disclosed to public: January 18, 2024

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