Orbit Downloader Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-10-28T00:00:00


A vulnerability has been discovered in Orbit Downloader ,which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries in an insecure manner. Libraries list called is as follows: • schannel.dll This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a HTML file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share. Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code. The vulnerability is confirmed in Orbit Downloader version 2.8.17 for Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3. Other versions may also be affected.