CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup ListCtrl ActiveX (ListCtrl.ocx) AddColumn() Method Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of the ListCtrl ActiveX control included with various
CA products and installed on the remote host contains a buffer overflow
that can be triggered by a long argument to the 'AddColumn' method.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a
specially- crafted web page, this method could be leveraged to execute
arbitrary code on the affected system subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d3b71283
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2008/Mar/563

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch as described in the vendor 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 : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31731 (dsm_listctrl_activex_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28268

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1472

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