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IBM / Lenovo Access Support acpRunner ActiveX Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2007-08-15    Views:  11,547

Secunia Advisory SA26482

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Will Dormann has reported multiple vulnerabilities in the acpRunner ActiveX control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An unspecified format string error exists within the acpRunner (AcpController.dll) ActiveX control.

2) The acpRunner (AcpController.dll) ActiveX control does not properly verify the signature of downloaded packages.

3) The acpRunner (AcpController.dll) ActiveX control does not restrict potentially dangerous operations to certain domains.

The vulnerabilities can potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code by e.g. tricking a user into visiting a malicious website.


Solution:
Apply Automated Solutions Fix Pack 1:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

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

Original Advisory:
IBM / Lenovo:
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-67649

US-CERT VU#426737:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/426737

US-CERT VU#599657:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/599657

US-CERT VU#570705:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/570705

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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