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The PVATLCalendar.PVCalendar.1 ActiveX control in pvcalendar.ocx in the scheduler component in the Media Server in Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Server (BEWS) 11d 11.0.6235 and 11.0.7170, and 12.0 12.0.1364, exposes the unsafe Save method, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash), or create or overwrite arbitrary files, via string values of the (1) _DOWText0, (2) _DOWText1, (3) _DOWText2, (4) _DOWText3, (5) _DOWText4, (6) _DOWText5, (7) _DOWText6, (8) _MonthText0, (9) _MonthText1, (10) _MonthText2, (11) _MonthText3, (12) _MonthText4, (13) _MonthText5, (14) _MonthText6, (15) _MonthText7, (16) _MonthText8, (17) _MonthText9, (18) _MonthText10, and (19) _MonthText11 properties. NOTE: the vendor states "Authenticated user involvement required," but authentication is not needed to attack a client machine that loads this control.
View Analysis Description
A Symantec ActiveX control related to the scheduler component in the Media Server in Symantec Backup Exec for Windows Server (BEWS) 11d 11.0.6235 and 11.0.7170, and 12.0 12.0.1364, exposes multiple unsafe methods, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash), or possibly overwrite or modify arbitrary files, via unspecified vectors. NOTE: the vendor states "Authenticated user involvement required," but authentication is not needed to attack a client machine that loads this control.
CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:
Access Vector (AV):
Access Complexity (AC):
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service
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Initial CVE Analysis -
2/29/2008 3:36:00 PM
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