ImageShack Toolbar ImageShackToolbar.dll ActiveX control information disclosure

toolbar-imageshacktoolbar-info-disclosure (39921) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

The ImageShack Toolbar ActiveX (ImageShackToolbar.dll) control could allow a remote attacker to view arbitrary files on the system when the file location is known, caused by insecure use of the BuildSlideShow method. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view arbitrary files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jan 24 2008 - 02:57:09 CST: ImageShack Toolbar FileUploader Class insecurities.
  • ImageShack Web site: ImageShack.
  • BID-27439: ImageShack Toolbar 'ImageShackToolbar.dll' ActiveX Control Insecure Method Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-4549: The ImageShack Toolbar ActiveX control (ImageShackToolbar.dll) in ImageShack Toolbar 4.5.7, possibly including 4.5.7.69, allows remote attackers to force the upload of arbitrary image files to the ImageShack site via a file: URI argument to the BuildSlideShow method.
  • OSVDB ID: 40628: ImageShack Toolbar ActiveX (ImageShackToolbar.dll) BuildSlideShow Method Arbitrary Image File Upload
  • SA28644: ImageShack Toolbar FileUploader Class ActiveX Control "BuildSlideShow()" Insecure Method

Platforms Affected:

  • ImageShack ImageShack Toolbar 4.5.7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista

Reported:

Jan 24, 2008

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