Advisory Details

January 12th, 2017

Advantech WebAccess updateTemplate SQL Injection Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-043
ZDI-CAN-3679

CVE ID CVE-2017-5154, CVE-2017-5152
CVSS SCORE 6.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Advantech
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebAccess
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24489,24490. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Advantech WebAccess. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, but can be easily bypassed.

The specific flaw exists within updateTemplate.aspx. The vulnerability is caused by lack of input validation before using a remotely supplied string to construct SQL queries. An attacker can use this vulnerability to disclose passwords of administrative accounts used by Advantech WebAccess.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Advantech has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-012-01
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-04-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-01-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tenable Network Security
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