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 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.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 27193), X-Force (39554) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-30928). Similar entry is available at 40481.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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07/30/2021 +1929 days 🔍Advisory: kb.cert.org
Researcher: Elazar Broad
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2008-0220 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 27193 – Gateway CWebLaunchCtl ActiveX Control Command Execution and Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
X-Force: 39554
Vulnerability Center: 30928 – Gateway Weblaunch Weblaunch.ocx Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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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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