Dell DellSystemLite.Scanner ActiveX Control Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52045


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


The DellSystemLite.Scanner ActiveX control, a component from Dell to determine relevant software for your system, installed on the remote Windows host reportedly is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An input validation error exists in the 'GetData()' method can be exploited to disclose the contents of arbitrary text files via directory traversal specifiers passed to the 'fileID' parameter.

- The unsafe property 'WMIAttributesOfInterest' allows assigning arbitrary WMI Query Language statements that can be exploited to disclose system information.


Remove or disable the control as fixes are not available.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52045

File Name: dell_systemlitescanner_activex.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/02/21

Modified: 2018/07/10

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:dell:dellsystemlite.scanner_activex_control

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0329, CVE-2011-0330

BID: 46443

Secunia: 42880