SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX control buffer overflow

sonicwall-activex-bo (62865) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX control (Aventail.EPInstaller) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes a specially-crafted CabURL and Location argument to an insecure Install3rdPartyComponent() method, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer or cause the victim's browser 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:

Upgrade to the latest version of SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX control (10.5.2 or later), available from the SonicWALL Web site. See References.

References:

  • Secunia Research 29/10/2010: SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow.
  • SonicWALL Web site: SonicWALL.
  • BID-44535: SonicWALL SSL-VPN E-Class ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-2583: Stack-based buffer overflow in SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX control (Aventail.EPInstaller) before 10.5.2 and 10.0.5 hotfix 3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long (1) CabURL and (2) Location arguments to the Install3rdPartyComponent method.
  • OSVDB ID: 69299: SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX (Aventail.EPInstaller) Install3rdPartyComponent Method Overflow
  • SA41644: SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024666: SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • SonicWALL SSL-VPN End-Point Interrogator/Installer ActiveX control 10.5.1.117

Reported:

Oct 29, 2010

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