Advisory Details

August 30th, 2017

Advantech WebAccess rmTemplate SQL Injection Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-17-712
ZDI-CAN-4548

CVE ID CVE-2017-12710
CVSS SCORE 9.4, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Advantech
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebAccess
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 rmTemplate.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-17-241-02
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2017-03-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2017-08-30 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tenable Network Security
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