Vulnerability CVE-2008-5002


Published: 2008-11-10   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Insecure method vulnerability in the ChilkatCrypt2.ChilkatCrypt2.1 ActiveX control (ChilkatCrypt2.dll 4.3.2.1) in Chilkat Crypt ActiveX Component allows remote attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via the WriteFile method. NOTE: this could be leveraged for code execution by creating executable files in Startup folders or by accessing files using hcp:// URLs. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Chilkat Crypt Activex Arbitrary File Creation/Execution PoC
shinnai
11.11.2008

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 crypt activex control 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46315
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2998
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32073
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6963
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4571
http://secunia.com/advisories/32513

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