D-Link DCS-5605 Network Surveillance DcsCliCtrl.dll ActiveX Control SelectDirectory() Method Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host has the D-Link DCS-5605 Network Surveillance
DcsCliCtrl.dll ActiveX control installed. This control fails to
properly parse data supplied to the 'SelectDirectory()' function due
to an unsafe call to 'lstrcpyW()', which can lead to a stack buffer
overflow.

By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted web page, a
remote, unauthenticated attacker could execute arbitrary code on the
remote host subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b546d0f4

Solution :

Remove or disable the control as fixes are not available.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 58591 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52769

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5306

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