InTrust ActiveX control (AnnotateX.dll) code execution

intrust-annotatex-code-execution (74448) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

InTrust ActiveX control (AnnotateX.dll) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an uninitialized pointer. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the Add() method to execute arbitrary code.

*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 October 1, 2014.

References:

  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [03-28-2012]: Quest InTrust 10.4.x Annotation Objects ActiveX Control AnnotateX.dll Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-13-2012]: Quest InTrust Annotation Objects Uninitialized Pointer.
  • Packetstorm Security Website: Quest InTrust Annotation Objects Uninitialized Pointer.
  • Quest Software Web site: InTrust Event Log Management for Security and Compliance.
  • BID-52765: Quest InTrust 'AnnotateX.dll' Uninitialized Pointer Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-5896: The Annotation Objects Extension ActiveX control in AnnotateX.dll in Quest InTrust 10.4.0.853 and earlier does not properly implement the Add method, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a memory address in the first argument, related to an uninitialized pointer.
  • OSVDB ID: 80662: Quest InTrust ActiveX (AnnotateX.dll) Add() Method Remote Code Execution
  • SA48566: Quest InTrust ActiveX Controls Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Quest Software InTrust 10.4

Reported:

Mar 28, 2012

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