PPLive multiple URI handler code execution

pplive-uri-code-execution (49263) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

PPLive, when used in conjunction with Microsoft Internet Explorer, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper validation of user supplied input to the synacast://, Play://, pplsv://, and ppvod:// URI handlers. By persuading a victim to click on a specially-crafted URI, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the LoadModule parameter to execute arbitrary code on the system via a .dll file.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 8.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

  • PPLive Web site: PPLive┐┐The Largest World Wide Internet TV Network.
  • BID-34128: PPLive URI Handlers 'LoadModule' Parameter Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-1087: Multiple argument injection vulnerabilities in PPLive.exe in PPLive 1.9.21 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a UNC share pathname in the LoadModule argument to the (1) synacast, (2) Play, (3) pplsv, or (4) ppvod URI handler. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 56350: PPLive PPLive.exe Multiple URI Handlers LoadModule Argument UNC Share Pathname Arbitrary Code Execution
  • SA34327: PPLive URI Handler Code Execution Vulnerabilities
  • SA44906: Attachmate Reflection for Secure IT Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • VUPEN/ADV-2009-0739: PPLive Multiple URI Handlers Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Attachmate Reflection for Secure IT 7.0
  • PPLive PPLive 1.9.15
  • PPLive PPLive 1.9.21

Reported:

Mar 16, 2009

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