gSOAP exploit

Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

	Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by major manufacturers of the Internet-of-Thing devices that eventually left millions of devices vulnerable to hacking.

	The vulnerability (CVE-2017-9765), [discovered]( by researchers at the IoT-focused security firm Senrio, resides in the software development library called [B]gSOAP toolkit[/B] (Simple Object Access Protocol) — an advanced C/C++ auto-coding tool for developing XML Web services and XML application.

Dubbed “Devil’s Ivy,” the stack buffer overflow vulnerability allows a remote attacker to crash the SOAP WebServices daemon and could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable devices.