Samsung iPOLiS Device Manager XNSSDKDEVICE.XnsSdkDeviceCtrlForIpInstaller.1 DeleteDeviceProfile Method Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-14-170
Type zdi
Reporter Ariele Caltabiano (kimiya) and Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
Modified 2014-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Samsung iPOLiS Device Manager. 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 XNSSDKDEVICE.XnsSdkDeviceCtrlForIpInstaller.1 ActiveX control. By providing a malicious value to the DeleteDeviceProfile() method, an attacker can execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.