InstallShield InstallFromTheWeb ActiveX Control Multiple Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by
multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

InstallFromTheWeb (IFTW), a web-enabled software installation product
from InstallShield, is installed on the remote host.

The version of InstallFromTheWeb on the remote host includes an
ActiveX control that is reportedly affected by multiple and, as yet,
unspecified buffer overflow vulnerabilities. If an attacker can trick
a user on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web
page, he can leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code on the
host subject to the user's privileges.

Solution :

Disable InstallFromTheWeb's ActiveX control as described in the
US-CERT advisory referenced above.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 24700 (iftw_activex_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22672

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0320

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