Advantech WebAccess datacore Service datacore.exe Path strcat Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-16-101
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 0x791E IOCTL in the Kernel subsystem. A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in a call to strcat using the Path parameter. An attacker can use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of an administrator of the system.