TippingPoint Zero Day Initiative

Fuji Electric V-Server VPR File Parsing Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-17-485: July 12th, 2017


CVSS Score

Affected Vendors

    Fuji Electric

Affected Products


Vulnerability Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Fuji Electric V-Server. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within parsing of a VPR file. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data which can result in a memory corruption condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.

Vendor Response

Fuji Electric has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline

    2016-09-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
    2017-07-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory


This vulnerability was discovered by:
    Ariele Caltabiano (kimiya)