BugTraq
NSOADV-2010-006: Authentium Command Free Scan ActiveX Control buffer overflow Mar 04 2010 03:32PM
NSO Research (nso-research sotiriu de)
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Authentium Command Free Scan ActiveX Control buffer overflow
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Title: Authentium Command On Demand ActiveX Control
Buffer Overflow
Severity: High
Advisory ID: NSOADV-2010-006
Found Date: 15.02.2010
Date Reported: 22.02.2010
Release Date: 04.03.2010
Author: Nikolas Sotiriu
Website: http://sotiriu.de
Twitter: http://twitter.com/nsoresearch
Mail: nso-research at sotiriu.de
URL: http://sotiriu.de/adv/NSOADV-2009-006.txt
Vendor: Authentium (http://www.authentium.com/)
Affected Products: Authentium Command On Demand Online Scan
(http://www.commandondemand.com/)
Affected Component: CSS Web Installer ActiveX V.1.4.9508.605
Remote Exploitable: Yes
Local Exploitable: No
Patch Status: No Patch (See Solution)
Discovered by: Nikolas Sotiriu
Disclosure Policy: http://sotiriu.de/policy.html
Thanks to: Thierry Zoller: For the permission to use his
Policy

Background:
===========

Authentium Command On Demand is a highly-effective, totally free virus
scanner. Command on Demand scans for more than half a million Internet
threats, using definition files that are updated daily

(Product description from Website)

Description:
============

Remote exploitation of a buffer overflow vulnerability in Authentium
Command On Demand Online scanner service could allow an attacker to
execute arbitrary code within the security context of the targeted user.

The affected function is "InstallProduct1". The functions
"InstallProduct" and "InstallProduct2" seems to be also vulnerable.

Name: CSS Web Installer Class
Vendor: Authentium, Inc.
Type: ActiveX-Control
Version: 1.4.9508.605
Prog ID: CSSWEBLib.Installer
GUID: {6CCE3920-3183-4B3D-808A-B12EB769DE12}
File: cssweb.dll
Folder: C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program FilesSafe for Script: True
Safe for Init: True
IObjectSafety: False

Proof of Concept :
==================

http://sotiriu.de/software/NSOPOC-2010-006.zip

Solution:
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Product is no longer supported.

Disable the vulnerable ActiveX Control by setting the kill bit for the
following CLSID:

{6CCE3920-3183-4B3D-808A-B12EB769DE12}

Save the following text as a .REG file and imported to set the kill bit
for this control:

+--------------------------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ActiveX
Compatibility\{6CCE3920-3183-4B3D-808A-B12EB769DE12}]
"Compatibility Flags"=dword:00000400
+--------------------------------------

More information about how to set the kill bit is available in Microsoft
Support Document 240797 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/240797).

Disclosure Timeline (YYYY/MM/DD):
=================================

2010.02.15: Vulnerability found
2010.02.22: Initial contact per Online forms
[-] No Response
2010.03.01: Seconad contact per Online forms
2010.03.01: Initial vendor response
2010.03.02: Ask for a direct contact, a PGP Key and send the Disclosure
Policy to vendor.
2010.03.02: Got an Email address
2010.03.02: Sent PoC, Advisory, Disclosure policy and planned disclosure
date (2010.03.11) to Vendor
2010.03.03: Vendor response that the product is no longer supported and
the domain will be taken down.
2010.03.04: Domain is down
2010.03.04: Release of this Advisory

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