Santesoft Sante DICOM Viewer Pro

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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • CVSS v3 7.8
  • ATTENTION: Low attack complexity
  • Vendor: Santesoft
  • Equipment: Sante DICOM Viewer Pro
  • Vulnerability: Out-of-Bounds Read

2. RISK EVALUATION

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to disclose information and execute arbitrary code on affected installations of the product.

3. TECHNICAL DETAILS

3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS

The following Santesoft products and versions are affected:

  • Sante DICOM Viewer Pro: Versions 14.0.3 and prior

3.2 Vulnerability Overview

3.2.1 OUT-OF-BOUNDS READ CWE-125

In Sante DICOM Viewer Pro versions 14.0.3 and prior, a user must open a malicious DICOM file, which could allow a local attacker to disclose information or execute arbitrary code.

CVE-2024-1453 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3.1 base score of 7.8 has been calculated; the CVSS vector string is (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H).

3.3 BACKGROUND

  • CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Healthcare and Public Health
  • COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide
  • COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: Cyprus

3.4 RESEARCHER

Michael Heinzl reported this vulnerability to CISA.

4. MITIGATIONS

Santesoft released an updated version of their product and recommends updating Sante DICOM Viewer Pro to v14.0.4 or later.

CISA recommends users take the following measures to protect themselves from social engineering attacks:

CISA reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.

CISA also provides a section for control systems security recommended practices on the ICS webpage on cisa.gov/ics. Several CISA products detailing cyber defense best practices are available for reading and download, including Improving Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity with Defense-in-Depth Strategies.

CISA encourages organizations to implement recommended cybersecurity strategies for proactive defense of ICS assets.

Additional mitigation guidance and recommended practices are publicly available on the ICS webpage at cisa.gov/ics in the technical information paper, ICS-TIP-12-146-01B–Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation Strategies.

Organizations observing suspected malicious activity should follow established internal procedures and report findings to CISA for tracking and correlation against other incidents.

No known public exploitation specifically targeting this vulnerability has been reported to CISA at this time. This vulnerability is not exploitable remotely.

5. UPDATE HISTORY

  • February 27, 2024: Initial Publication

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