EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX control DeleteLocalFile function denial of service

edraw-viewer-deletelocalfile-dos (34588) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX control (edrawofficeviewer.ocx) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a vulnerability in the DeleteLocalFile function. By creating a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to delete arbitrary files on the system, including the system.ini file, once the page is opened and the ActiveX control is enabled.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.4
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 4.9
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • EDraw Office Viewer Component Web site: Web Office - Create Office Online Application with Office OCX, Free Download.
  • MoAxb #28: EDraw Office Viewer Component (edrawofficeviewer.ocx v. 4.0.5.20) Unsafe Method Vulnerability .
  • BID-24230: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Delete Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-3168: A certain ActiveX control in the EDraw Office Viewer Component (edrawofficeviewer.ocx) 4.0.5.20, and other versions before 5.0, allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files via the DeleteLocalFile method.
  • OSVDB ID: 36044: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX (edrawofficeviewer.ocx) DeleteLocalFile Method Arbitrary File Deletion
  • OSVDB ID: 38794: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX (officeviewer.ocx) HttpDownloadFile Method Traversal Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • SA25418: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX Control Insecure Method and Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Office OCX EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX 4.0.5.20

Reported:

May 28, 2007

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