Siemens Solid Edge WPHelper ActiveX Control OpenInEditor Method Arbitrary Command Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 66840

Synopsis

The remote host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a command
execution vulnerability.

Description

The remote host has the Siemens Solid Edge WebPartHelper ActiveX
control installed. This control is affected by a command execution
vulnerability. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted web
page, an attacker could potentially execute arbitrary system commands
via the 'OpenInEditor()' method.

Solution

Disable the WebPartHelper ActiveX control.

See Also

http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_siemens_adv_i.htm

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/240797/how-to-stop-an-activex-control-from-running-in-internet-explorer

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66840

File Name: siemens_solidedge_webparthelper_activex.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/06/07

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:siemens:solid_edge

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/26

Reference Information

BID: 60158

EDB-ID: 25713