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SUMMARY

MXview Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

  • Version: V1.0
  • Release Date: May 03, 2022
  • Reference:
    • N/A

A remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability since MXview v3.0 allows attackers with local privilege to gain system privilege and execute arbitrary code via a crafted module.


The identified vulnerability types and potential impacts are shown below:

Item Vulnerability Type Impact
1 AImproper Control of Generation of
Code (CWE-94)
Attackers with local privilege could gain system privilege
to execute arbitrary code via a crafted module.
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS

Affected Products:

The affected products and firmware versions are shown below.

Product Series Affected Versions
MXview Series Since v3.0

 

Solutions:

Moxa has developed appropriate solutions to address the vulnerabilities. The solutions for affected products are shown below.

Product Series Solutions
MXview Series Please contact Moxa Technical Support for the security patch.

 

Acknowledgment:

We would like to express our appreciation to Xavier DANEST who initially reported this vulnerability to us and Peter Cheng from ELEX FEIGONG RESEARCH INSTITUTE of Elex CyberSecurity, Inc. for also reporting the vulnerability. We would like to thank them for working with us to help enhance the security of our products, and helping us provide a better service to our customers.

 

Revision History:

VERSION DESCRIPTION RELEASE DATE
1.0 First Release May 3, 2022
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