Akamai Download Manager ActiveX Control < 188.8.131.52 Remote Code Execution
High Nessus Plugin ID 32082
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that allows remote code execution.
DescriptionThe 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 allows downloading and automatic execution of arbitrary code. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web page, this method could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code on the affected system subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionUpgrade to version 184.108.40.206 or later of the control.