I-Nav VUpdater.Install ActiveX Buffer Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 21336


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


The remote host contains an ActiveX control, 'VUpdater.Install', associated with Verisign I-Nav, which provides support for Internationalized Domain Names in Microsoft Internet Explorer, Outlook and Outlook Express that reportedly contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that arises when processing CAB files. A remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to specify an arbitrary executable to be run subject to the privileges of the current user.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21336

File Name: vupdater_install_activex_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/05/11

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2273

BID: 17939

OSVDB: 25431