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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1083

Original release date: 02/22/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in the Configuration Checker (ConfigChk) ActiveX control in VSCnfChk.dll for Verisign Managed PKI Service, Secure Messaging for Microsoft Exchange, and Go Secure! allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long arguments to the VerCompare method.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.jpcert.or.jp/at/2007/at070006.txt
External Source: XF
Name: verisign-configchk-bo(32639)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017693
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070222 VeriSign ConfigChk ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017694
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#308087
External Source: MISC
Name: http://jvn.jp/cert/JVNVU%23308087/index.html
External Source: BID
Name: 22671
External Source: VIM
Name: 20070223 Verisign ConfigChk ActiveX Overflow(s)
External Source: VIM
Name: 20070222 Verisign ConfigChk ActiveX Overflow(s)
External Source: BID
Name: 22676
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017692
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://download.verisign.co.jp/support/announce/20070216.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0702

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cpe:/a:verisign:mpki:6.1.3 and previous versions

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