2008-7168 | UUSee UUUpgrade.ocx ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution (BID-29963 / XFDB-43428)
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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in UUSee UUUpgrade.ocx 22.214.171.124. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the file UUUpgrade.ocx of the component ActiveX Control. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Insecure method vulnerability in the UUSee UUUpgrade ActiveX control (UUUpgrade.ocx 126.96.36.199) allows remote attackers to force the download and overwrite of arbitrary files via crafted arguments to the Update method, as exploited in the wild in June 2009.
The weakness was released 09/08/2009 by Ligen with Symantec (Website). The advisory is available at xforce.iss.net. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2008-7168 since 09/07/2009. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/21/2021).
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at securityfocus.com.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.3
NVD Base Score: 🔍
0-Day Time: 🔍
06/26/2008 +0 days 🔍
09/07/2009 +437 days 🔍
09/08/2009 +1 days 🔍
09/08/2009 +0 days 🔍
02/17/2011 +527 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +1490 days 🔍
08/21/2021 +2348 days 🔍Advisory: xforce.iss.net
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2008-7168 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 29817 – UUSee UUUpgrade ActiveX Control Insecure Method Vulnerability Allows Remote File Overwrite, Medium
SecurityFocus: 29963 – UUSee UUUpgrade ActiveX Control ‘Update’ Method Arbitrary File Download Vulnerability
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/21/2021 02:03
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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