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Secunia Security Advisory 47661

Secunia Security Advisory 47661
Posted Mar 8, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Andrea Micalizzi has discovered a vulnerability in 2X Client TuxClientSystem ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

tags | advisory, activex
MD5 | b1e3c718d1554ed718dada2facf055fb

Secunia Security Advisory 47661

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TITLE:
2X Client TuxClientSystem ActiveX Control "InstallClient()" Unsafe
Method

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA47661

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/47661/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47661

RELEASE DATE:
2012-03-08

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/47661/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/47661/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47661

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Andrea Micalizzi has discovered a vulnerability in 2X Client
TuxClientSystem ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious
people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the "InstallClient()" method of
the TuxClientSystem ActiveX control (TuxClientSystem.dll) allowing to
install an application without a user's approval. This can be
exploited to install an arbitrary application by supplying a MSI
package's URL to the method.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but
requires tricking an administrative user into viewing a malicious web
page.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 10.1 Build 1224. Other
versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 10.1 Build 1239.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod) via Secunia.

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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