IDAutomation Barcode ActiveX control file overwrite

idautomation-activex-file-overwrite (42406) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The IDAutomation Barcode ActiveX controls (IDAutomationLinear6.dll, IDAutomationDMATRIX6.DLL, IDAutomationPDF417_6.dll and IDAutomationAZTEC.dll) could allow a remote attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the system. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the SaveBarCode() or SaveEnhWMF() insecure methods to overwrite or corrupt 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:

  • IDAutomation Web site: Barcode ActiveX Control & DLL.
  • NSOADV-2010-009: AnNoText Third-Party ActiveX Control file overwrite vulnerability.
  • shinnai Forum, Mercoledi 14 Maggio 2008 09:35:52 : IDAutomation multiple vulnerabilities.
  • BID-29204: IDAutomation Barcode ActiveX Controls Multiple Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-2283: IDAutomation allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via the argument to the (1) SaveBarCode and (2) SaveEnhWMF methods in (a) the IDAuto.BarCode.1 ActiveX control in IDAutomationLinear6.dll (aka IDAutomation Linear BarCode) 1.6.0.6, (b) the IDAuto.Datamatrix.1 ActiveX control in IDAutomationDMATRIX6.DLL (aka IDautomation Datamatrix Barcode) 1.6.0.6, (c) the IDAuto.PDF417.1 ActiveX control in IDAutomationPDF417_6.dll (aka IDautomation PDF417 Barcode) 1.6.0.6, and (d) the IDAuto.Aztec.1 ActiveX control in IDAutomationAZTEC.dll (aka IDautomation Aztec Barcode) 1.7.1.0.
  • OSVDB ID: 45174: IDAutomation Barcode IDAuto.BarCode.1 ActiveX (IDAutomationLinear6.dll) Multiple Method Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • OSVDB ID: 45175: IDAutomation Barcode IDAuto.Datamatrix.1 ActiveX (IDAutomationDMATRIX6.DLL) Multiple Method Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • OSVDB ID: 45176: IDAutomation Barcode IDAuto.PDF417.1 ActiveX (IDAutomationPDF417_6.dll) Multiple Method Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • OSVDB ID: 45177: IDAutomation Barcode IDAuto.Aztec.1 ActiveX (IDAutomationAZTEC.dll) Multiple Method Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • SA30246: IDAutomation Barcode ActiveX Controls Insecure Methods
  • SA40228: AnNoText AdvoMahn IDAutomation Barcode ActiveX Controls Insecure Methods

Platforms Affected:

  • AnNoText AdvoMahn 21
  • IDAutomation Aztec Barcode Font & Encoder 1.7.1.0
  • IDAutomation Data Matrix Barcode Font & Encoder 1.6.0.6
  • IDAutomation Linear Barcode ActiveX Control 1.6.0.6
  • IDAutomation PDF417 Barcode Font and Encoder 1.6.0.6

Reported:

May 14, 2008

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