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CVE-2009-2169 Detail

Current Description

Insecure method vulnerability in the PDFVIEWER.PDFViewerCtrl.1 ActiveX control (pdfviewer.ocx) in Edraw PDF Viewer Component before 3.2.0.126 allows remote attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via a URL argument to the FtpConnect argument and a target filename argument to the FtpDownloadFile method. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.

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://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-06/0198.html Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:edraw:pdf_viewer_component:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.2.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2169
NVD Published Date:
06/22/2009
NVD Last Modified:
06/23/2009