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CVE-2007-4420 Detail

Current Description

Absolute path traversal vulnerability in a certain ActiveX control in officeviewer.ocx 5.1.199.1 in EDraw Office Viewer Component 5.1 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a full pathname in the second argument to the HttpDownloadFile method, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-3168 and CVE-2007-3169.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ocxt.com/archives/39
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25344 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36055
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4290

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:edraw:office_viewer_component:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4420
NVD Published Date:
08/18/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017