Advisory Details

July 18th, 2014

Advantech WebAccess Password Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-14-250
ZDI-CAN-2085

CVE ID CVE-2014-2366
CVSS SCORE 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Advantech
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Advantech WebAccess
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13450. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose arbitrary credentials on vulnerable versions of Advantech WebAccess. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the upAdminPg.asp component. An authenticated user can provide an arbitrary existing account name to this page and receive the account password. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to then authenticate as the WebAccess Administrator.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Advantech has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-14-198-02
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-04-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-07-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT John Leitch
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