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Honeywell OPOS suite affected by serious vulnerability


Securityweek - (International) Researchers with the Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center at Carnegie Mellon University (CERT/CC) identified a stack buffer overflow vulnerability that affects the HWOPOSScale.ocx and HWOPOSSCANNER.ocx components of Honeywell's OLE for Retail Point-of-Sale (OPOS) Suite versions prior to which can be exploited for remote code execution on vulnerable systems. Honeywell has released a patch to address the issue.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:48