EDraw Office Viewer Component officeviewer.ocx ActiveX control file overwrite

edrawviewer-officeviewer-file-overwrite (36055) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX control (officeviewer.ocx) could allow a remote attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the system. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the HttpDownloadFile() function to overwrite and corrupt arbitrary files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

File Manipulation

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

  • EDraw Office Viewer Component Web site: Web Office - Create Office Online Application with Office OCX, Free Download.
  • BID-25344: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-4420: Absolute path traversal vulnerability in a certain ActiveX control in officeviewer.ocx 5.1.199.1 in EDraw Office Viewer Component 5.1 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a full pathname in the second argument to the HttpDownloadFile method, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-3168 and CVE-2007-3169.
  • OSVDB ID: 38415: EDraw Flowchart EDIMAGE.EDImageCtrl ActiveX (EDImage.ocx) HttpDownloadFile() Method Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • OSVDB ID: 38794: EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX (officeviewer.ocx) HttpDownloadFile Method Traversal Arbitrary File Overwrite

Platforms Affected:

  • Office OCX EDraw Office Viewer Component ActiveX 5.1.199.1

Reported:

Aug 16, 2007

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