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wodSFTP ActiveX Component Arbitrary File Access Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-05-31    Views:  7,755

Secunia Advisory SA20361

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Will Dormann has reported a vulnerability in WeOnlyDo wodSFTP, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information and potentially compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the wodSFTP ActiveX control being marked as "safe for scripting" via the IObjectSafety interface. This can be exploited to retrieve files from, or to download files onto the user's system via malicious script code in a HTML document.

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

The vulnerability has been reported in the latest version.


Solution:
Disable the wodSFTP ActiveX control by setting the kill bit.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Will Dormann, CERT/CC.

Original Advisory:
US-CERT VU#378604:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/378604

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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