Dell DellSystemLite.Scanner ActiveX Control Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The DellSystemLite.Scanner ActiveX control, a component from Dell to
determine relevant software for your system, installed on the remote
Windows host reportedly is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An input validation error exists in the 'GetData()'
method can be exploited to disclose the contents of
arbitrary text files via directory traversal specifiers
passed to the 'fileID' parameter.

- The unsafe property 'WMIAttributesOfInterest' allows
assigning arbitrary WMI Query Language statements that
can be exploited to disclose system information.

See also :

Solution :

Remove or disable the control as fixes are not available.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 52045 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46443

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0329

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