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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."
Publish Date : 2008-06-04 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2551

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Icona Instant Messenger * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Icona Instant Messenger 1

- References For CVE-2008-2551
XF iconaspa-downloaderactivex-code-execution(42825)
BUGTRAQ 20080603 [NSG 03-06-2008] C6 Messenger Installation Url DownloaderActiveX Control Remote Download & Execute Exploit
BID 29519 C6 Messenger Installation URL Downloader ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Download Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
VUPEN ADV-2008-1733

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2551

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