Beckhoff TwinCAT Local Privilege Escalation Exploit

Kernel drivers in Beckhoff TwinCAT 3.1 Build 4022.4, TwinCAT 2.11 R3 2259, and TwinCAT 3.1 lack proper validation of user-supplied pointer values. An attacker who is able to execute code on the target may be able to exploit this vulnerability to obtain SYSTEM privileges.
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Vulnerabilty ID: 
CVE-2018-7502
Released Date: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 19:00