Altiris ConsoleUtilities ActiveX RunCmd Method Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control with a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

A vulnerable version of the Altiris ConsoleUtilities ActiveX control
is installed on the remote host. This control comes with Altiris
Deployment Solution, Altiris Notification Server, and Symantec
Management Platform. There is a stack-based buffer overflow in the
'RunCmd()' function. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking
a user into requesting a maliciously crafted web page, which could
lead to arbitrary code execution.

See also :

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3328
http://www.nessus.org/u?3462de15

Solution :

Remove all copies of the vulnerable control from this host, and apply
the relevant hotfix referenced in the vendor's advisory.

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: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 42977 (altiris_aexnsconsoleutilities_runcmd_activex.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37092

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3033

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