2008-0220 | Gateway Cweblaunchctl Activex Control ActiveX Control weblaunch.ocx memory corruption (BID-27193 / XFDB-39554)
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A vulnerability was found in Gateway Cweblaunchctl Activex Control 22.214.171.124. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the file weblaunch.ocx of the component ActiveX Control. The manipulation of the argument
fourth with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was published 01/10/2008 by Elazar Broad as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). The advisory is shared for download at kb.cert.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2008-0220 since 01/10/2008. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at securityfocus.com.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 5887.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Memory corruption
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04/18/2016 +399 days 🔍
07/30/2021 +1929 days 🔍Advisory: kb.cert.org
Researcher: Elazar Broad
CVE: CVE-2008-0220 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 27193 – Gateway CWebLaunchCtl ActiveX Control Command Execution and Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 30928 – Gateway Weblaunch Weblaunch.ocx 126.96.36.199 Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
Created: 03/16/2015 13:43
Updated: 07/30/2021 14:05
Changes: (4) source_cve_assigned source_exploitdb exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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