InstallShield InstallFromTheWeb ActiveX Control Multiple Overflows

High Nessus Plugin ID 24700


The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.


InstallFromTheWeb (IFTW), a web-enabled software installation product from InstallShield, is installed on the remote host.

The version of InstallFromTheWeb on the remote host includes an ActiveX control that is reportedly affected by multiple and, as yet, unspecified buffer overflow vulnerabilities. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web page, he can leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's privileges.


Disable InstallFromTheWeb's ActiveX control as described in the US-CERT advisory referenced above.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24700

File Name: iftw_activex_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/02/23

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:W/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0320

BID: 22672

OSVDB: 33530, 33531

CERT: 181041

CWE: 119