Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2551

The DownloaderActiveX Control (DownloaderActiveX.ocx) in Icona SpA C6 Messenger allows remote attackers to force the download and execution of arbitrary files via a URL in the propDownloadUrl parameter with the propPostDownloadAction parameter set to "run."
Published 2008-06-04 23:32:00
Updated 2018-10-11 20:41:51
Source MITRE
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At least one public exploit which can be used to exploit this vulnerability exists!

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2551

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 95.68%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2008-2551

  • Icona SpA C6 Messenger DownloaderActiveX Control Arbitrary File Download and Execute
    Disclosure Date: 2008-06-03
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a vulnerability in Icona SpA C6 Messenger The vulnerability is in the DownloaderActiveX Control (DownloaderActiveX.ocx). The insecure control can be abused to download and execute arbitrary files in the context of the currently logged-

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2551

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CWE ids for CVE-2008-2551

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References for CVE-2008-2551

Products affected by CVE-2008-2551

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