[SECURITY ADVISORY] Stack Buffer Overflow in Surveillance Station

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[SECURITY ADVISORY] Stack Buffer Overflow in Surveillance Station

Post by OneCD » Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:23 am

https://www.qnap.com/en/security-advisory/qsa-21-07
QNAP wrote: Resolved: Stack Buffer Overflow in Surveillance Station

Release date: February 17, 2021
Security ID: QSA-21-07
Severity: Critical
CVE identifier: CVE-2020-2501
Affected products: QNAP NAS running Surveillance Station
Status: Resolved


Summary

A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported to affect QNAP NAS devices running Surveillance Station. If exploited, this vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code.

We have already fixed this vulnerability in the following versions:
  • Surveillance Station 5.1.5.4.3 (and later) for ARM CPU NAS (64bit OS) and x86 CPU NAS (64bit OS)
  • Surveillance Station 5.1.5.3.3 (and later) for ARM CPU NAS (32bit OS) and x86 CPU NAS (32bit OS)

Recommendation
To fix the issue, we recommend updating Surveillance Station to the latest version.

Updating Surveillance Station
  1. Log on to QTS as administrator.
  2. Open the App Center and then click Image.
    A search box appears.
  3. Type “Surveillance Station” and then press ENTER.
    Surveillance Station appears in the search results.
  4. Click Update.
    A confirmation message appears.
    Note: The Update button is not available if your Surveillance Station is already up to date.
  5. Click OK.
    The application is updated.

Acknowledgements: An independent security researcher reported this vulnerability to SSD Secure Disclosure
Revision History: V1.0 (Feb 17, 2021) - Published

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