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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.900174
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.
Description:Summary:
The host is installed with eXPert PDF Viewer ActiveX and is prone
to ActiveX Control based file overwrite vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
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.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow to overwrite arbitrary files.

Affected Software/OS:
Visagesoft eXPert PDF Viewer ActiveX Control versions 3.0.990.0 and prior

Solution:
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.

CVSS Score:
8.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 31984
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-4919
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31984
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6875
http://secunia.com/advisories/32426
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4558
XForce ISS Database: expertpdfviewerx-activex-file-overwrite(46218)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46218
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