NX Web Companion applet code execution
|nxweb-applet-code-execution (72712)||High Risk|
NX Web Companion could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the improper handling of updates by the applet. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site containing the applet, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.
- Full-disclosure Mailing List, Wed Jan 25 2012 - 09:43:37 CST : NX Web Companion Spoofing Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability.
- NoMachine Web site: NX Web Companion.
- BID-51676: NX Web Companion Applet Handling Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2012-5003: nxapplet.jar in No Machine NX Web Companion 3.x and earlier does not properly verify the authenticity of updates, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) SiteUrl or (2) RedirectUrl parameter that points to a Trojan Horse client.zip update file.
- OSVDB ID: 78531: NX Web Companion nxapplet.jar Multiple Parameter Update Handling File Upload Remote Code Execution
- SA47685: NX Web Companion Update Handling Vulnerability
- NoMachine NX Web Companion 3.5.0-3
Jan 25, 2012
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