Intrusion Prevention

Advantech.WebAccess.WADashboard.writeFile.Directory.Traversal

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal Vulnerability in Advantech WebAccess.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Advantech WebAccess/SCADA 8.3.1 and 8.3.2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to Advantech WebAccess 8.3.3 or later.
http://support.advantech.com/support/DownloadSRDetail_New.aspx?SR_ID=1-MS9MJV&Doc_Source=Download

CVE References

CVE-2018-15705