Advisory Details

June 30th, 2022

Advantech iView getAllActiveTraps search_date_from/search_date_to SQL Injection Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-895
ZDI-CAN-16544

CVE ID CVE-2022-2135
CVSS SCORE 9.8, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Advantech
AFFECTED PRODUCTS iView
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

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

The specific flaw exists within the NetworkServlet endpoint, which listens on TCP port 8080 by default. When parsing the search_date_to and search_date_from elements of the getAllActiveTraps action, the process does not properly validate a user-supplied string before using it to construct SQL queries. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Advantech has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.cisa.gov/uscert/ics/advisories/icsa-22-179-03
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-03-02 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-06-30 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod (@rgod777)
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