Panda ActiveScan AV Class ActiveX control file download

panda-activescan-file-download (43587) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Panda ActiveScan AV Class ActiveX control (as2guiie.dll) could allow a remote attacker to download arbitrary files on the system. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes an argument to the Update() method, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to download and install arbitrary cabinet files, which could allow the attacker to perform other unauthorized actions on the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.1
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Panda ActiveScan (2.01.00 or later), available from the Panda Security Web site. See References.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Sat Jul 05 2008 - 04:59:02 CDT: Panda ActiveScan 2.0 remote code execution.
  • Panda Security Web site: Panda ActiveScan 2.0.
  • BID-30086: Panda ActiveScan Remote Buffer Overflow and Arbitrary CAB File Installation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-3156: The ActiveScan ActiveX Control (as2guiie.dll) in Panda ActiveScan before 1.02.00 allows remote attackers to download and execute arbitrary cabinet (CAB) files via unspecified URLs passed to the Update method.
  • OSVDB ID: 46740: Panda ActiveScan AV Class ActiveX (as2guiie.dll) Update() Method Arbitrary Cabinet File Installation
  • SA30841: Panda ActiveScan Two Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020432: Panda ActiveScan Update Function Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Install CAB Files

Platforms Affected:

  • Panda Software Panda ActiveScan 2.0

Reported:

Jul 04, 2008

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