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Category:   Application (Security)  >   CA Internet Security Vendors:   CA
CA Internet Security 'UmxEventCliLib' ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Corrupt Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020129
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2511   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 3 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 28 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2008
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CA Internet Security. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke the 'UmxEventCli.dll' ActiveX control and corrupt files on the target user's system.

The CLSID of the vulnerable control is: F13D3742-6C4F-4915-BF91-784BA02DD0BE

A demonstration exploit is available at:

surfista of Nine:Situations:Group reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will corrupt files on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  28 May 2008 07:23:47 -0000
Subject:  [NSG_28-5-08] CA Internet Security Suite 2008 (UmxEventCli.dll/SaveToFile())

CA Internet Security Suite 2008 (UmxEventCli.dll/SaveToFile())
remote file corruption poc
by Nine:Situations:Group::surfista

this control is safe for scripting
and safe for initialize

original one:
<html><object classid='clsid:F13D3742-6C4F-4915-BF91-784BA02DD0BE' id='UmxEventCliLib'/>
</object><script language='vbscript'>
UmxEventCliLib.SaveToFile filePath


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