[Control System] Advantech WebAccess Security Update

Number: AV18-085
Date: 17 May 2018


Advantech WebAccess Security Update


Advantech has released updates to address eight vulnerabilities, including but not limited to, SQL injection, improper authorization, and path traversal in the WebAccess products.
Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote unauthenticated user to disclose sensitive information from the host, execute arbitrary code, or delete files.

Affected Versions:

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that owners/operators test and deploy the vendor released update.


Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

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