Macrovision FLEXnet Connect DWUpdateService ActiveX control command execution
|macrovision-dwupdate-command-execution (34660)||High Risk|
The Macrovision FLEXnet Connect DWUpdateService (agent.exe) ActiveX control could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by the use of the insecure Execute() and GetExitCode() methods. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the system with the privileges of the victim.
Refer to Macrovision Knowledge Base Q113020 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- Blackberry KB16469: Updating an ActiveX control that the Roxio Media Manager uses.
- FLEXnet Connect Web site: FLEXnet Connect - Support Software Updates - Macrovision.
- Macrovision Knowledge Base Q113020: FLEXnet Connect 6.0 Security Patch.
- CVE-2007-0328: The DWUpdateService ActiveX control in the agent (agent.exe) in Macrovision FLEXnet Connect 6.0 and Update Service 3.x to 5.x allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via (1) the Execute method, and obtain the exit status using (2) the GetExitCode method.
- OSVDB ID: 36896: Macrovision FLEXnet DWUpdateService ActiveX (agent.exe) Multiple Method Arbitrary Command Execution
- OSVDB ID: 36983: Macrovision FLEXnet ActiveX (boisweb.dll) Multiple Method Overflow
- SA25501: Macrovision FLEXnet Connect DWUpdateService ActiveX Control Insecure Methods
- SA32842: BlackBerry Desktop Software FlexNET Connect ActiveX Control Vulnerability
- US-CERT VU#524681: Macrovision FLEXnet Connect Software Manager DWUpdateService ActiveX control contains dangerous methods
- BlackBerry Desktop Software 4.2.2
- BlackBerry Desktop Software 4.3
- BlackBerry Desktop Software 4.4
- Macrovision FLEXnet Connect 6.0
May 31, 2007
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