SAP Crystal Reports Print ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

2010.12.23
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-119


CVSS Base Score: 9.3/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

====================================================================== Secunia Research 14/12/2010 - SAP Crystal Reports Print ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow - ====================================================================== Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10 ====================================================================== 1) Affected Software * Crystal Reports 2008 SP3 Fix Pack 3.2 Print ActiveX (12.3.2.753) NOTE: Other versions may also be affected. ====================================================================== 2) Severity Rating: Highly critical Impact: System access Where: Remote ====================================================================== 3) Vendor's Description of Software "SAP Crystal Reports software enables you to easily design interactive reports and connect them to virtually any data source. Your users can benefit from on-report sorting and filtering giving them the power to execute decisions instantly." Product Link: http://www.sap.com/solutions/sap-crystal-solutions/index.epx ====================================================================== 4) Description of Vulnerability Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in SAP Crystal Reports, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the "CrystalReports12.CrystalPrintControl.1" ActiveX control (PrintControl.dll) when processing the "ServerResourceVersion" property and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via an overly long string. Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code. ====================================================================== 5) Solution Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX control. ====================================================================== 6) Time Table 19/11/2010 - Vendor notified. 19/11/2010 - Vendor response. 24/11/2010 - Vendor confirms the vulnerability. 14/12/2010 - Independent discovery and public disclosure by a third party. 14/12/2010 - Public disclosure. ====================================================================== 7) Credits Discovered by Dmitriy Pletnev, Secunia Research. ====================================================================== 8) References The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2010-2590 for the vulnerability. ====================================================================== 9) About Secunia Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence relevant to their specific system configuration: http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security. http://secunia.com/advisories/ Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the security and reliability of software in general: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below to see currently vacant positions: http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/ Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories: http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/ ====================================================================== 10) Verification Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-135/ Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/ ======================================================================

References:

https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1539269
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45387
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/515369/100/0/threaded
http://www.osvdb.org/69917
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15733
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-135/
http://secunia.com/advisories/42305
http://pocoftheday.blogspot.com/2010/12/crystal-reports-viewer-1200549-activex.html


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