Check Point Advisories

Advantech Webaccess Buffer Overflow (CVE-2018-8845; CVE-2019-3954)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0267
Date Published: 20 Feb 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 16 August, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-8845
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Advantech Webaccess 8.2_20170817
Advantech Webaccess 8.3.0
Advantech Webaccess/nms 2.0.3
Advantech Webaccess_Dashboard 2.0.15
Vulnerability Description A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Advantech Webaccess. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system or cause application crashes.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Advantech Webaccess Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Advantech Webaccess Buffer Overflow

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