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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2434

Original release date: 12/23/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX control 6.51.0.1028 and 6.6.0.1278 in Housecall_ActiveX.dll allows remote attackers to download an arbitrary library file onto a client system via a "custom update server" argument. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.

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; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Solution

Per http://esupport.trendmicro.com/support/viewxml.do?ContentID=EN-1038646&id=EN-1038646 To resolve the issue: Request the HouseCall 6.6 Hot Fix Build 1285 file from Trend Micro Technical Support.

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External Source: BID
Name: 32965
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31337
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: housecall-library-code-execution(47524)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081222 Secunia Research: Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX Control Arbitrary Code Execution
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 50941
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#541025
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3464
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4802
External Source: MISC
Name: http://esupport.trendmicro.com/support/viewxml.do?ContentID=EN-1038646&id=EN-1038646
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-32/
Type: Advisory

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