Threat Encyclopedia

Advantech.WebAccess.WADashboard.readFile.Directory.Traversal

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal Vulnerability in Advantech WebAccess/NMS.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. An attacker can exploit this to read arbitrary files on the affected machine via a crafted request.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Advantech WebAccess/SCADA 8.3.1 and 8.3.2

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended 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-2018-15706