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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Panda ActiveScan Vendors:   Panda Software
Panda ActiveScan Update Function Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Install CAB Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020432
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3155, CVE-2008-3156   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 17 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jul 4 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Panda ActiveScan in the update function. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can also cause arbitrary CAB files to be installed on the target user's system.

The CLSID of the vulnerable control is: 41524153-46FB-488C-8E53-7624AB83C46F

A demonstration exploit is available at:

Karol Wiesek reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Sat, 05 Jul 2008 11:59:02 +0200
Subject:  [Full-disclosure] Panda ActiveScan 2.0 remote code execution


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