getPlus Download Manager code execution

getplus-dlmanager-code-execution (56370) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The NOS Microsystems getPlus Download Manager, as used by Adobe and other products, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the improper validation of domain names used for downloading and executing applications. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to automatically download and install malicious software and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the victim.

*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 APSB10-08 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • APSB10-08: Security update available for Adobe Download Manager.
  • Aviv Raff On .NET: Skeletons in Adobe's security closet.
  • iDefense Labs Public Advisory: 02.23.10: Multiple Vendor NOS Microsystems getPlus Downloader Input Validation Vulnerability.
  • NOS Microsystems Web site: getPlus.
  • BID-38313: NOS getPlus Downloader Domain Validation Arbitrary File Download Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0189: A certain ActiveX control in NOS Microsystems getPlus Download Manager (aka DLM or Downloader) 1.5.2.35, as used in Adobe Download Manager, improperly validates requests involving web sites that are not in subdomains, which allows remote attackers to force the download and installation of arbitrary programs via a crafted name for a download site.
  • OSVDB ID: 62547: Adobe getPlus DLM (Download Manager) on Windows getPlus Downloader Software Installation Authorization Weakness
  • SA38729: Adobe getPlus DLM Unauthorised Installation Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023651: Adobe Download Manager Flaw Lets Remote Users Download and Install Arbitrary Software
  • VUPEN/ADV-2010-0459: Adobe Download Manager File Download and Execute Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.1 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Security Update Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.2 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.3 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 8.1.4 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Professional
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Standard
  • Adobe Acrobat 9.1 Standard
  • Adobe Reader 8.0
  • Adobe Reader 8.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.2
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.3
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.4
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.5
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.6
  • Adobe Reader 8.1.7
  • Adobe Reader 8.2
  • Adobe Reader 8.2.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.0
  • Adobe Reader 9.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.1
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.1.3
  • Adobe Reader 9.2
  • Adobe Reader 9.3.1
  • NOS Microsystems getPlus 1.2.2.50
  • NOS Microsystems getPlus 1.5.2.35

Reported:

Feb 18, 2010

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