7-Technologies AQUIS Unspecified Path Subversion Arbitrary DLL Injection Code Execution

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Synopsis :

A program installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an
insecure DLL loading vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of 7-Technologies AQUIS on the remote Windows
host is 1.5 dated October 13, 2011 or earlier. As such, it insecurely
looks in its current working directory when resolving DLL
dependencies.

Attackers may exploit this issue by placing a specially crafted DLL
file and another file associated with the application in a location
controlled by the attacker. When the associated file is launched, the
attacker's arbitrary code can be executed.

This issue is corrected in newer versions of AQUIS by setting the
following registry key :

- SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File
Execution Options\aquis.exe\CWDIllegalInDllSearch

Solution :

Update AQUIS to version 1.5 released after Oct. 13, 2011 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SCADA

Nessus Plugin ID: 58449 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52070

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0224