Microsoft FoxServer ActiveX control command execution

microsoft-foxserver-command-execution (39558) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Microsoft FoxServer ActiveX control (vfp6r.dll) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by the use of the insecure DoCmd() function. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary commands on the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 8
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Microsoft Web site: Microsoft FoxServer.
  • BID-27205: RETIRED: Microsoft Visual FoxPro 'vfp6r.dll' ActiveX Control Arbitrary Command Execution
  • CVE-2008-0236: An ActiveX control for Microsoft Visual FoxPro (vfp6r.dll 6.0.8862.0) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by invoking the DoCmd method.
  • OSVDB ID: 40380: Microsoft Visual FoxPro ActiveX (vfp6r.dll) DoCmd Method Arbitrary Command Execution
  • SA28417: Microsoft Visual FoxPro ActiveX Controls Insecure Methods

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro 6.0

Reported:

Jan 09, 2008

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