#VU57331 Heap-based buffer overflow


Published: 2021-10-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57331

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-33023

CWE-ID: CWE-122

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Advantech WebAccess
Server applications / SCADA systems

Vendor: Advantech Co., Ltd

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Advantech WebAccess: 9.02

CPE

External links
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-21-285-02


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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