Vulnerability CVE-2008-4343


Published: 2008-09-30   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The Chilkat XML ChilkatUtil.CkData.1 ActiveX control (ChilkatUtil.dll) 3.0.3.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to create, overwrite, and modify arbitrary files for execution via a call to the (1) SaveToFile, (2) SaveToTempFile, or (3) AppendBinary method. NOTE: this issue might only be exploitable in limited environments or non-default browser settings. NOTE: this can be leveraged for remote code execution by accessing files using hcp:// URLs.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Chilkat software -> Chilkat xml activex control 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45333
http://www.shinnai.net/xplits/TXT_rNowA1916DKFNUF48NyS
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31332
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6537
http://secunia.com/advisories/31951

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