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

ID ZDI-16-118
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 0x523E IOCTL in the Kernel subsystem. A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in a call to strncpy. An attacker can use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of an administrator of the system.