Marco Torti has discovered a vulnerability in eXPert PDF EditorX ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to overwrite arbitrary files.
The vulnerability is caused due to the VSPDFEditorX.VSPDFEdit ActiveX control (VSPDFEditorX.ocx) providing the insecure "extractPagesToFile()" method. This can be exploited to corrupt arbitrary files on the user's system.
This vulnerability is confirmed in version 188.8.131.52. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX control.
Provided and/or discovered by: Marco Torti
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/7358
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Subject: eXPert PDF EditorX ActiveX Control "extractPagesToFile()" Insecure Method
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