Vulnerability CVE-2007-6017


Published: 2008-02-29   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The PVATLCalendar.PVCalendar.1 ActiveX control in pvcalendar.ocx in the scheduler component in the Media Server in Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Server (BEWS) 11d 11.0.6235 and 11.0.7170, and 12.0 12.0.1364, exposes the unsafe Save method, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash), or create or overwrite arbitrary files, via string values of the (1) _DOWText0, (2) _DOWText1, (3) _DOWText2, (4) _DOWText3, (5) _DOWText4, (6) _DOWText5, (7) _DOWText6, (8) _MonthText0, (9) _MonthText1, (10) _MonthText2, (11) _MonthText3, (12) _MonthText4, (13) _MonthText5, (14) _MonthText6, (15) _MonthText7, (16) _MonthText8, (17) _MonthText9, (18) _MonthText10, and (19) _MonthText11 properties. NOTE: the vendor states "Authenticated user involvement required," but authentication is not needed to attack a client machine that loads this control.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.1/10
6.4/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Symantec -> Backup exec for windows server 

 References:
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2672
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0718
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.29.html
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.28.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28008
http://support.veritas.com/docs/300471
http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/308669.htm
http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/300471.htm
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019525
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-101/
http://secunia.com/advisories/27885

Copyright 2021, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top