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CVE-2014-2956 Detail

Current Description

ScriptHelperApi in the AVG ScriptHelper ActiveX control in ScriptHelper.exe in AVG Secure Search toolbar before 18.1.7.598 and AVG Safeguard before 18.1.7.644 does not implement domain-based access control for method calls, which allows remote attackers to trigger the downloading and execution of arbitrary programs via a crafted web site.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/960193 "This issue is addressed in AVG Secure Search toolbar version 18.1.7.598 and AVG Safeguard 18.1.7.644"

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.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/960193 US Government Resource

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:avg:safeguard:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
18.1.7
 cpe:2.3:a:avg:secure_search_toolbar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
18.1.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2956
NVD Published Date:
07/08/2014
NVD Last Modified:
07/08/2014