I-Nav VUpdater.Install ActiveX Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host contains an ActiveX control, 'VUpdater.Install',
associated with Verisign I-Nav, which provides support for
Internationalized Domain Names in Microsoft Internet Explorer, Outlook
and Outlook Express that reportedly contains a buffer overflow
vulnerability that arises when processing CAB files. A remote attacker
may be able to leverage this issue to specify an arbitrary executable
to be run subject to the privileges of the current user.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-014.html
http://www.idnnow.com/

Solution :

Download the latest version of the software from the vendor.

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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 21336 ()

Bugtraq ID: 17939

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2273

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