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MW6 Technologies ActiveX Controls Insecure Methods

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Release Date:  2008-10-31    Last Update:  2008-11-06    Views:  4,682

Secunia Advisory SA32425

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


DeltahackingTEAM has discovered some vulnerabilities in various MW6 Technologies ActiveX controls, which can be exploited by malicious people to overwrite arbitrary files.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to the following ActiveX controls including the insecure "SaveAsBMP()" and "SaveAsWMF()" methods:
* MW6PDF417Lib.PDF417 (MW6PDF417.dll)
* DATAMATRIXLib.MW6DataMatrix (DataMatrix.dll)
* BARCODELib.MW6Barcode (Barcode.dll)
* AZTECLib.MW6Aztec (Aztec.dll)

These can be exploited to overwrite and corrupt arbitrary files on the system, in the context of the currently logged-on user.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in the following versions:
* MW6PDF417Lib.PDF417 3.0.0.1
* DATAMATRIXLib.MW6DataMatrix 3.0.0.1
* BARCODELib.MW6Barcode 3.0.0.1
* AZTECLib.MW6Aztec 3.0.0.1

Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX controls.

Provided and/or discovered by:
DeltahackingTEAM

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6870
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6871
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6872
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6873

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