Advantech WebAccess updateTemplate SQL Injection Information Disclosure VulnerabilityZDI-17-043: January 12th, 2017
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Advantech WebAccess. Authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, but can be easily bypassed.
The specific flaw exists within updateTemplate.aspx. The vulnerability is caused by lack of input validation before using a remotely supplied string to construct SQL queries. An attacker can use this vulnerability to disclose passwords of administrative accounts used by Advantech WebAccess.
Vendor ResponseAdvantech has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2016-04-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2017-01-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Tenable Network Security