Chilkat Zip ChilkatZip2.dll ActiveX control file overwrite

chilkat-zip-chilkatzip2-file-overwrite (35294) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Chilkat Zip could allow a remote attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the system, caused by an error in the ChilkatZip2.dll ActiveX control. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the SaveLastError() and WriteExe() methods to overwrite or corrupt any known files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.2
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

File Manipulation

Remedy:

For IBM Products:
Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1592188 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Chilkat Software Web site: Chilkat Zip ActiveX.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1592188: Vulnerabilities in Rational AppScan Enterprise, Rational PolicyTester and Reporting Console.
  • BID-24806: Chilkat Zip ChilkatZip2.DLL Multiple Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerabilities
  • BID-28546: Chilkat HTTP 'ChilkatHttp.dll' ActiveX Control Insecure Method Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-3633: Absolute path traversal vulnerability in the Chilkat Software Chilkat Zip ActiveX control in ChilkatZip2.dll 12.4.2.0 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a full pathname in the argument to the (1) SaveLastError method and probably the (2) WriteExe method.
  • OSVDB ID: 37676: Chilkat Zip ActiveX (ChilkatZip2.dll) Multiple Method Arbitrary File Manipulation
  • OSVDB ID: 40110: CHILKAT ASP String CkString.dll SaveToFile Method Traversal Arbitrary File Manipulation
  • SA25962: Chilkat Zip ActiveX Component Zip2 ActiveX Control Two Insecure Methods
  • SA48967: IBM Rational Products Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA48968: IBM Rational Products Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Chilkat Software Chilkat Zip ActiveX 12.4.2.0 and prior
  • IBM AppScan Reporting Console 5.2
  • IBM AppScan Reporting Console 5.4
  • IBM AppScan Reporting Console 5.5
  • IBM AppScan Reporting Console 5.6
  • IBM AppScan Reporting Console 8.0
  • IBM AppScan Reporting Console 8.5
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 5.2
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 5.4
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 5.5
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 5.6
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 8.0
  • IBM Rational Policy Tester 8.5
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.2 Tester
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.2
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.4
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.4 Tester
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.5 Tester
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.5
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.6 Tester
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 5.6
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.0 Tester
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.0
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.5 Tester
  • IBM Security AppScan Enterprise 8.5

Reported:

Jul 07, 2007

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