Advantech WebAccess webvrpcs Service ViewSrv.dll Path BwBuildPath Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-16-082
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable instances of Advantech WebAccess. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the implementation of the 0x27B0 IOCTL in the ViewSrv subsystem. A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in a call to BwBuildPath. An attacker can use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of an administrator of the system.