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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6017

Original release date: 02/29/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The PVATLCalendar.PVCalendar.1 ActiveX control in pvcalendar.ocx in the scheduler component in the Media Server in Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Server (BEWS) 11d 11.0.6235 and 11.0.7170, and 12.0 12.0.1364, exposes the unsafe Save method, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash), or create or overwrite arbitrary files, via string values of the (1) _DOWText0, (2) _DOWText1, (3) _DOWText2, (4) _DOWText3, (5) _DOWText4, (6) _DOWText5, (7) _DOWText6, (8) _MonthText0, (9) _MonthText1, (10) _MonthText2, (11) _MonthText3, (12) _MonthText4, (13) _MonthText5, (14) _MonthText6, (15) _MonthText7, (16) _MonthText8, (17) _MonthText9, (18) _MonthText10, and (19) _MonthText11 properties. NOTE: the vendor states "Authenticated user involvement required," but authentication is not needed to attack a client machine that loads this control.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/300471.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.veritas.com/docs/300471
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2672
External Source: BID
Name: 28008
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0718
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27885
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019525
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://seer.support.veritas.com/docs/308669.htm
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-101/
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.28.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.02.29.html

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