Macrovision FLEXnet Connect DownloadManager ActiveX control file overwrite

macrovision-flexnet-file-overwrite (39653) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Macrovision FLEXnet Connect DownloadManager ActiveX controls (ISDM.exe and isusweb.dll) 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 AddFile() and RunScheduledJobs() methods to download and overwrite arbitrary files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.5
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

File Manipulation

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • FLEXnet Connect Web site: FLEXnet Connect - Support Software Updates - Macrovision.
  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Tue, 15 Jan 2008 16:16:43 +0000: Macrovision FlexNet Connect DownloadManager Insecure Methods.
  • BID-27279: Macrovision FLEXnet Connect ActiveX Control Multiple Arbitrary File Download Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-4587: Insecure method vulnerability in the MSVNClientDownloadManager61Lib.DownloadManager.1 ActiveX control (ISDM.exe 6.1.100.61372) in Macrovision FLEXnet Connect 6.1 allows remote attackers to force the download and execution of arbitrary files via the AddFile and RunScheduledJobs methods. NOTE: this could be leveraged for code execution by uploading executable files to Startup folders.
  • OSVDB ID: 41874: Macrovision FLEXnet Connect MSVNClientDownloadManager61Lib.DownloadManager ActiveX (ISDM.exe) Multiple Method Arbitrary File Download
  • SA28496: Macrovision FLEXnet Connect ActiveX Controls Insecure Methods

Platforms Affected:

  • Macrovision FLEXnet Connect 6.1.100.61372

Reported:

Jan 14, 2008

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