Intrusion Prevention

Advantech.WebAccess.Stack.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in the Advantech WebAccess.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of inputs when the vulnerable application handles a maliciously crafted request. An attacker can exploit this by sending maliciously crafted requests to the vulnerable application and execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected machine.

Affected Products

Advantech WebAccess 8.1 and prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue

CVE References

CVE-2016-0856