Check Point Advisories

Advantech WebAccess SCADA Arbitrary File Deletion

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0530
Date Published: 17 Jun 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 17 Jun 2020
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WebAccess
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file deletion vulnerability exists in Advantech WebAccess. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation on user supplied paths before using them in file operations within BwPSLink.exe.

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 R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Advantech WebAccess SCADA Arbitrary File Deletion 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:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Advantech WebAccess SCADA Arbitrary File Deletion

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