Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX control notifyOnLoadNative() code execution

housecall-notifyonloadnative-code-execution (47523) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

TheTrend Micro HouseCall ActiveX control (Housecall_ActiveX.dll) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after-free error. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page containing a malformed notifyOnLoadNative() callback function, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to dereference freed memory and execute arbitray code on the system or cause the application 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: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to Trend Micro Support Document 1038646 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Secunia Research 21/12/2008 : Trend Micro HouseCall "notifyOnLoadNative()" Vulnerability.
  • Trend Micro Support Document 1038646: [Hot Fix] B1285 - Trend Micro HouseCall 6.6 ActiveX Control"notifyOnLoadNative()" Vulnerability .
  • Trend Micro Web site: HouseCall Free Scan.
  • BID-32950: Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-2435: Use-after-free vulnerability in the Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX control 6.51.0.1028 and 6.6.0.1278 in Housecall_ActiveX.dll allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted notifyOnLoadNative callback function.
  • OSVDB ID: 50843: Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX (Housecall_ActiveX.dll) Crafted notifyOnLoadNative() Function Arbitrary Code Execution
  • SA31583: Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX Control "notifyOnLoadNative()" Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021481: Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX Control Memory Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • US-CERT VU#702628: Trend Micro HouseCall ActiveX control notifyOnLoadNative() uses previously free'd memory

Platforms Affected:

  • Trend Micro HouseCall 6.51.0.1028
  • Trend Micro HouseCall 6.6.0.1278

Reported:

Dec 21, 2008

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