WeOnlyDo! SFTP (wodSFTP) ActiveX control unauthorized access

wodsftp-activex-unauth-access (26752) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


The WeOnlyDo! SFTP (wodSFTP) ActiveX control could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to a victim's system. The wodSFTP ActiveX control is marked 'safe for scripting' with the IObjectSafety interface. This could allow a remote attacker to upload arbitrary files to a victim's system or download arbitrary files from a victim's system, if the attacker could persuade the victim to visit a malicious Web page using Microsoft Internet Explorer. It may be possible for an attacker to leverage this vulnerability to gain complete control of the victim's system.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • WeOnlyDo! Software Web site: SFTP ActiveX Client OCX/DLL, SCP Client, SFTP Component (VB, VC, Delphi, ASP, VBS) - WeOnlyDo! Software.
  • BID-18192: WeOnlyDo SFTP ActiveX Control Remote Arbitrary File Access Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-1175: The WeOnlyDo! SFTP (wodSFTP) ActiveX control is marked as safe for scripting, which allows remote attackers to read and write files in arbitrary locations by accessing the control from a web page.
  • OSVDB ID: 25838: wodSFTP ActiveX Component Arbitrary File Access
  • SA20361: wodSFTP ActiveX Component Arbitrary File Access Vulnerability
  • US-CERT VU#378604: WeOnlyDo! SFTP ActiveX control fails to properly restrict access to methods

Platforms Affected:

  • WeOnlyDo wodSFTP ActiveX Component 3.0.3 and prior


May 30, 2006

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