ZDI-12-182 : EMC AppXtender WxSuperCtrl650.ocx ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2012-09-02T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:28453
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-09-02T00:00:00

Description

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1

ZDI-12-182 : EMC AppXtender WxSuperCtrl650.ocx ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-182 August 29, 2012

  • -- CVE ID: CVE-2012-2289

  • -- CVSS: 7.5, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

  • -- Affected Vendors: EMC

  • -- Affected Products: EMC ApplicationXtender Workflow

  • -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12483. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

    http://www.tippingpoint.com

  • -- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of EMC ApplicationXtender. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the WxSuperCtrl650.ocx ActiveX control. By manipulating a combination of the DisplayImageFile, AnnoLoad and AnnoSave methods, the vulnerable AnnoSave() method can enable an attacker to save arbitrary files inside arbitrary locations. The attacker is able to control the file extension and the creation path via a directory traversal issue. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the process.

  • -- Vendor Response: EMC has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/523993/30/0/threaded

  • -- Disclosure Timeline: 2012-03-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2012-08-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory

  • -- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by:

  • Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod

  • -- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI): Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly disclosing discovered vulnerabilities.

Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com

The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is used. TippingPoint does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any exploit code. Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor, TippingPoint provides its customers with zero day protection through its intrusion prevention technology. Explicit details regarding the specifics of the vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until an official vendor patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, TippingPoint provides this vulnerability information confidentially to security vendors (including competitors) who have a vulnerability protection or mitigation product.

Our vulnerability disclosure policy is available online at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/disclosure_policy/

Follow the ZDI on Twitter:

http://twitter.com/thezdi

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Desktop 10.2.0 (Build 1950) Charset: utf-8

wsBVAwUBUD4ik1VtgMGTo1scAQLBjQgAhOXGeG2NUDoOnPJ08obrL+gDERXO21v3 ZhkZDPPwrgpdJJ32N2pnIcVKZjhLxSKai6Ds2UhynUFKLwDalhvbasbr3Lu0oMK1 A94nm42TIaEmblfAfU0AsPUKoUJ46Voz1QNWTGn9K3RuLiVFjEEgoVdHJBPBMDHz vOe6y0eDU3V2KQxeJVpcM2fRQO/HDvZQZT4AjvcxZp+qAkhbRC8VMnJtUZxQYoyV 5SwDrj4VccPP1/uXLQUZfBFDarOVVO0mnmCk+yuhT4naYGd+SolD+mR2dCgUk+kh AlK/7ynZnLQ+bKoUsJXVb9kEMgq/7f2HFePkcKOxdXRdrR1F6D3qcA== =DC2u -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----