Advisory Details

July 18th, 2014

Advantech WebAccess Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-251
ZDI-CAN-2086

CVE ID CVE-2014-2365
CVSS SCORE 6.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
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 13464. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Advantech WebAccess. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the gmicons.asp functionality. By providing crafted requests, an attacker is able to delete or create arbitrary files as the WebAccess service. An attacker may leverage this to run arbitrary code in the context of the WebAccess service.

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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