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WoW ActiveX Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with WoW ActiveX and is prone to Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

Flaws are caused as WoW allows remote attackers to, - Create and overwrite arbitrary files via 'WriteIniFileString' method. - Execute arbitrary programs via the 'ShellExecute' method. - Read/Write from/to the registry via unspecified vectors.

Affected Software

Affected Software

WoW ActiveX Control version 2 and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)