|Category:||Remote file access|
|Title:||Visagesoft eXPert PDF Viewer ActiveX Control File Overwrite Vulnerability|
|Summary:||The host is installed with eXPert PDF Viewer ActiveX and is prone; to ActiveX Control based file overwrite vulnerability.|
The host is installed with eXPert PDF Viewer ActiveX and is prone
to ActiveX Control based file overwrite vulnerability.
The flaw is due to insecure method, 'savePageAsBitmap()' in VSPDFViewerX.ocx
ActiveX Control. This can be exploited to corrupt arbitrary files on the local
system via arguments passed to the affected method.
Successful exploitation will allow to overwrite arbitrary files.
Visagesoft eXPert PDF Viewer ActiveX Control versions 3.0.990.0 and prior
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure
of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer
release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.
BugTraq ID: 31984|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-4919
XForce ISS Database: expertpdfviewerx-activex-file-overwrite(46218)
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2008 SecPod|
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