Intrusion Prevention

Advantech.WebAccess.Arbitary.File.Upload

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in the Advantech WebAccess.
The vulnerability is due to lack of validation for user supplied data when the vulnerable application handles a maliciously crafted request. An attacker can exploit this by uploading a malicious file and execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application.

Affected Products

Advantech WebAccess 8.0 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-2016-0854