Ultra Office Control Ultra.OfficeControl ActiveX control buffer overflow

uoc-ultraofficecontrol-bo (44749) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Ultra Office Control ActiveX control (OfficeCtrl.ocx) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes an overly long string to the HttpUpload() method, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the user or cause the victim's browser to crash.

*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 April 1, 2014.

References:

  • shinnai Forum, Mercoledi 27 Agosto 2008 10:44:11 : Ultra Office ActiveX Control Remote Buffer Overflow.
  • Ultra Shareware Web site: Ultra Office Control - ActiveX to host and embed Office (Word, Excel or Powerpoint) documents in your VB, VB.Net, C# or HTML applications.
  • BID-30861: Ultra Office Control 'HttpUpload()' Method Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-3878: Stack-based buffer overflow in the Ultra.OfficeControl ActiveX control in OfficeCtrl.ocx 2.0.2008.801 in Ultra Shareware Ultra Office Control allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long strUrl, strFile, and strPostData parameters to the HttpUpload method.
  • OSVDB ID: 47866: Ultra.Office ActiveX (OfficeCtrl.ocx) HttpUpload() Method Overflow
  • SA31632: Ultra Office ActiveX Control Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Ultra Shareware Ultra Office Control 2.0.2008.501

Reported:

Aug 27, 2008

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