Advisory Details

May 18th, 2018

Advantech WebAccess Node Quality ItemIdAry SQL Injection Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-18-488
ZDI-CAN-5652

CVE ID CVE-2018-7501
CVSS SCORE 5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Advantech
AFFECTED PRODUCTS WebAccess Node
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Advantech WebAccess Node. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within Quality.asp. When parsing the ItemIdAry parameter, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied string before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose sensitive information under the context of the database.

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-18-135-01
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2018-02-09 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2018-05-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory
  • 2018-05-18 - Advisory Updated
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