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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2216

Original release date: 08/14/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The tblinf32.dll (aka vstlbinf.dll) ActiveX control for Internet Explorer 5.01, 6 SP1, and 7 uses an incorrect IObjectsafety implementation, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by requesting the HelpString property, involving a crafted DLL file argument to the TypeLibInfoFromFile function, which overwrites the HelpStringDll property to call the DLLGetDocumentation function in another DLL file, aka "ActiveX Object Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070815 TlbInf32 ActiveX Command Execution
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2869
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2109
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BID
Name: 25289
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018562
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26419
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-226A
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36396

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2109
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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