Siemens Solid Edge WPHelper ActiveX Control OpenInEditor Method Arbitrary Command Execution

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a command
execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host has the Siemens Solid Edge WebPartHelper ActiveX
control installed. This control is affected by a command execution
vulnerability. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted web
page, an attacker could potentially execute arbitrary system commands
via the 'OpenInEditor()' method.

See also :

http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_siemens_adv_i.htm
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/240797

Solution :

Disable the WebPartHelper ActiveX control.

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: 66840 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60158

CVE ID:

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