Akamai Download Manager ActiveX Control < Remote Code Execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that allows remote code

Description :

The Windows remote host contains the Download Manager ActiveX control
from Akamai, which helps users download content.

The version of this ActiveX control on the remote host reportedly
allows downloading and automatic execution of arbitrary code. 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

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to version or later of the control.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 32082 (akamai_dlm_activex_2_2_3_5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28993

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6339

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