Intrusion Prevention

Advantech.WebAccess.Client.bwswfcfg.Stack-based.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Advantech WebAccess
A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the target system. Successful exploitation results in arbitrary code execution under the context of Administrator user. An unsuccessful attempt may result in abnormal termination of the target service.

Affected Products

Advantech WebAccess prior to 8.3.3

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade from the vendor.
https://www.advantech.com/industrial-automation/webaccess/technical-support

CVE References

CVE-2018-17910

Other References

ICSA-18-298-02