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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1093

Original release date: 09/18/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Acresso InstallShield Update Agent does not properly verify the authenticity of Rule Scripts obtained from GetRules.asp web pages on FLEXnet Connect servers, which allows remote man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary VBScript code via Trojan horse Rules.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020893
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#837092
External Source: SREASON
Name: 4268
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2613
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31896
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.simplicity.net/vuln/CVE-2008-1093.txt
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080916 InstallShield Update Agent - Downloads and executes "Rule Scripts" insecurely.
External Source: BID
Name: 31204

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