Akamai Download Manager ActiveX Control < Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 25038


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


The Windows remote host contains the Download Manager ActiveX control from Akamai, which helps users download content.

The version of this ActiveX control on the remote host reportedly contains two stack-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities. A remote attacker may be able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the privileges of the current user.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25038

File Name: akamai_dlm_activex_2210.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/04/17

Modified: 2016/10/07

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: 2007/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1891, CVE-2007-1892

BID: 23522

OSVDB: 34323, 34324

CERT: 120241