7-Technologies AQUIS Unspecified Path Subversion Arbitrary DLL Injection Code Execution
High Nessus Plugin ID 58449
SynopsisA program installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an insecure DLL loading vulnerability.
DescriptionThe installed version of 7-Technologies AQUIS on the remote Windows host is 1.5 dated October 13, 2011 or earlier. As such, it insecurely looks in its current working directory when resolving DLL dependencies.
Attackers may exploit this issue by placing a specially crafted DLL file and another file associated with the application in a location controlled by the attacker. When the associated file is launched, the attacker's arbitrary code can be executed.
This issue is corrected in newer versions of AQUIS by setting the following registry key :
- SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\aquis.exe\CWDIllegalInDllSearch
SolutionUpdate AQUIS to version 1.5 released after Oct. 13, 2011 or later.