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Secunia Security Advisory 48674

Secunia Security Advisory 48674
Posted Apr 6, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Andrea Micalizzi has discovered a vulnerability in Quest Connection Broker Client ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to manipulate certain data.

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Secunia Security Advisory 48674

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TITLE:
Quest Connection Broker Client ActiveX Control "SaveMiniLaunchFile()"
Insecure Method

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA48674

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/48674/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48674

RELEASE DATE:
2012-04-06

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/48674/#comments

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/48674/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48674

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 Quest Connection
Broker Client ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious
people to manipulate certain data.

The vulnerability is caused due to the insecure
"SaveMiniLaunchFile()" method allowing arbitrary paths to be supplied
as the "pFileName" argument. This can be exploited to create or
overwrite arbitrary files on a user's system.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 7.5.304.547 bundled with
Quest vWorkspace 7.5. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX control.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_quest_vworkspace_poc.htm

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:
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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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