Threat Encyclopedia

Advantech.WebAccess.BwPAlarm.DLL.Buffer.Overflow

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Advantech WebAccess.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient boundary checks in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted RPC request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

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Advantech WebAccess prior to 8.3.4

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

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Refer to the ICS-CERT advisory for updates:
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-352-02

CVE References

CVE-2018-18999

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