WebEx Downloader ActiveX Control Command Injection

High Nessus Plugin ID 22047


The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that allows for arbitrary code execution.


The Windows remote host contains the WebEx Downloader ActiveX control, which is used when attending or hosting a meeting using WebEx, a sharing and conferencing application for Windows.

The version of this ActiveX control on the remote host reportedly allows an attacker to deliver arbitrary components to the affected host, which could later be executed subject to the privileges of the current user.


Upgrade to WebEx Downloader plugin or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22047

File Name: webex_downloader_activex_injection.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/07/14

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3423

BID: 18860

OSVDB: 27039, 27040