Easy Grid ActiveX control DoSaveFile() and DoSaveHtmlFile() method file overwrite

easygrid-activex-dosavefile-file-overwrite (47946) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Easy Grid ActiveX 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 DoSaveFile() or DoSaveHtmlFile() insecure method 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:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • Easy Grid Control Web site: Grid control, grid ActiveX OCX component download.
  • BID-33272: Easy Grid ActiveX Multiple Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-0134: Insecure method vulnerability in the EasyGrid.SGCtrl.32 ActiveX control in EasyGrid.ocx 1.0.0.1 in AAA EasyGrid ActiveX 3.51 allows remote attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via the (1) DoSaveFile or (2) DoSaveHtmlFile method. NOTE: vector 1 could be leveraged for code execution by creating executable files in Startup folders or by accessing files using hcp:// URLs. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 51370: AAA EasyGrid EasyGrid.SGCtrl.32 ActiveX (EasyGrid.ocx) Multiple Method Arbitrary File Overwrite
  • SA33537: AAA EasyGrid ActiveX Control "DoSaveFile()" Insecure Method

Platforms Affected:

  • Easy Grid Control Easy Grid ActiveX control 3.51

Reported:

Jan 14, 2009

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