EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX control buffer overflow

edraw-viewer-httpdownloadfile-bo (34590) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX control (edrawofficeviewer.ocx) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the HttpDownloadFile function. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the victim's browser to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • EDraw Office Viewer Component Web site: Web Office - Create Office Online Application with Office OCX, Free Download.
  • MoAxB #29: EDraw Office Viewer Component (edrawofficeviewer.ocx v. 4.0.5.20) Denial of Service Exploit .
  • BID-24229: EDraw Office Viewer Component EDrawOfficeViewer.OCX ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-3169: Buffer overflow in 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 cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer 7 crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long first argument to the HttpDownloadFile method.
  • OSVDB ID: 36045: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX (edrawofficeviewer.ocx) HttpDownloadFile Method Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 38832: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX (officeviewer.ocx) HttpDownloadFileToTempDir Method Overflow
  • SA25418: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX Control Insecure Method and Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-1992: EDraw Office Viewer Component File Deletion and Command Execution Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Office OCX EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX 4.0.5.20

Reported:

May 29, 2007

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