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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3650

Original release date: 11/17/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The CodeSupport.ocx ActiveX control, as used by Sony to uninstall the First4Internet XCP DRM, has "safe for scripting" enabled, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by calling vulnerable functions such as RebootMachine, IsAdministrator, and ExecuteCode.


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

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/?p=927
External Source: MISC
Name: http://hack.fi/~muzzy/sony-drm/
External Source: BID
Name: 15430
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2454
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#312073
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: first4internet-xcp-sony-gain-access(23063)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 20887

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