Flexera AdminStudio LaunchProcess Function ActiveX Control Remote Command Execution

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Synopsis :

The remote host has software installed that is affected by a remote
command execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host has the Flexera AdminStudio LaunchHelp ActiveX control
installed. The control is affected by a remote command execution
vulnerability that can be triggered by sending a directory traversal
string to the 'LaunchProcess()' function.

By tricking a victim into visiting a specially crafted page, an attacker
may be able to execute arbitrary commands on the host subject to the
privileges of the user.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-318/
http://www.nessus.org/u?f940fbc9

Solution :

Apply the hotfix from Flexera.

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: 62392 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50274

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2657

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