Friendly Technologies ActiveX control RegistryValue() information disclosure

friendly-registryvalue-info-disclosure (44787) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

The Friendly Technologies ActiveX control (fwRemoteCfg.dll) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the use of the insecure RegistryValue() method. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read and write arbitrary registry information.

*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:

  • Friendly Technologies Web site: Friendly Technologies TR-69 Remote management.
  • BID-30939: Friendly Technologies 'fwRemoteCfg.dll' ActiveX Control Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • BID-30940: Friendly Technologies 'fwRemoteCfg.dll' ActiveX Control Registry Key Manipulation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-4050: A certain ActiveX control in fwRemoteCfg.dll 3.3.3.1 in Friendly Technologies FriendlyPPPoE Client 3.0.0.57 allows remote attackers to (1) create and read arbitrary registry values via the RegistryValue method, and (2) read arbitrary files via the GetTextFile method.
  • OSVDB ID: 48106: Friendly Technologies fwDialerTechTool.dll ActiveX RegistryValue() Method Arbitrary Registry Key Manipulation
  • OSVDB ID: 48142: Friendly Technologies fwDialerTechTool.dll ActiveX RegistryValue() Method Arbitrary File Access
  • SA31644: Friendly Technologies fwDialerTechTool.dll Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Friendly Technologies FriendlyPPPoE Client 3.0.0.57
  • Friendly Technologies fwRemoteCfg.dll 3.3.3.1

Reported:

Aug 28, 2008

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