The Chilkat XML ChilkatUtil.CkData.1 ActiveX control (ChilkatUtil.dll) 126.96.36.199 and earlier allows remote attackers to create, overwrite, and modify arbitrary files for execution via a call to the (1) SaveToFile, (2) SaveToTempFile, or (3) AppendBinary method. NOTE: this issue might only be exploitable in limited environments or non-default browser settings. NOTE: this can be leveraged for remote code execution by accessing files using hcp:// URLs.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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