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Sony CD SunnComm MediaMax Uninstallation ActiveX Control Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2005-11-18    Last Update:  2005-12-07    Views:  17,353

Secunia Advisory SA17639

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


J. Alex Halderman has reported a vulnerability in SunnComm MediaMax's uninstallation ActiveX control, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a design error in the AxWebRemoveCtrl ActiveX control that is installed via Internet Explorer when the user un-installs the MediaMax software by visiting the vendor's website. This may be exploited to download and execute code from an arbitrary URL.

Successful exploitation requires that the user is e.g. tricked into visiting a malicious website.


Solution:
Remove the ActiveX control from the system if it is installed.

Provided and/or discovered by:
J. Alex Halderman

Original Advisory:
http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/?p=931

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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