Advantech iView NetworkServlet Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2020-07-16T00:00:00
ID ZDI-20-841
Type zdi
Reporter rgod
Modified 2020-07-16T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Advantech iView. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the NetworkServlet servlet. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.