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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4388

The LaunchObj ActiveX control before in launcher.dll in Symantec AppStream Client 5.2.x before 5.2.2 SP3 MP1 does not properly validate downloaded files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the installAppMgr method and unspecified other methods.
Publish Date : 2009-01-20 Last Update Date : 2009-05-18
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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) Execute Code

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4388

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Appstream Client 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Appstream Client 1

- References For CVE-2008-4388
BID 33247 Symantec AppStream Client 'LaunchObj' ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Download Vulnerability Release Date:2009-01-19
SECTRACK 1021609

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4388

Symantec AppStream LaunchObj ActiveX Control Arbitrary File Download and Execute
This module exploits a vulnerability in Symantec AppStream Client 5.x. The vulnerability is in the LaunchObj ActiveX control (launcher.dll containing the "installAppMgr()" method. The insecure method can be exploited to download and execute arbitrary files in the context of the currently logged-on user.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Windows

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