[DSECRG-09-065] TVUPlayer PlayerOcx.ocx ActiveX - Insecure method Feb 08 2010 07:52AM
Alexandr Polyakov (alexandr polyakov dsec ru)
ActiveX component contains insecure method that can overwrite any file in system

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-09-065

Application: TVUPlayer
Versions Affected: Tested on v2.4.9beta1[build1797]
Vendor URL: www.tvunetworks.com
Bugs: insecure method, File overwriting
Exploits: YES
Reported: 25.11.2009
Second report 11.01.2010
Vendor response: none
Date of Public Advisory: 03.02.2010
Author: Evdokimov Dmitriy
Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsecrg [dot] com)


TVUPlayer contains ActiveX component PlayerOcx ( file PlayerOcx.ocx) Lib GUID: {18E6ED0D-08D1-4ED5-8771-E72B4E6EFFD8}

which is contains insecure method that can overwrite any file in system.

Detail can be found in official advisory

Fix Information

There is no official fix from vendor because vendor did not give any
response for 2 times.
As an alternative - user can set killbit on this component.




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