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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5002

Insecure method vulnerability in the ChilkatCrypt2.ChilkatCrypt2.1 ActiveX control (ChilkatCrypt2.dll in Chilkat Crypt ActiveX Component allows remote attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via the WriteFile method. NOTE: this could be leveraged for code execution by creating executable files in Startup folders or by accessing files using hcp:// URLs. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2008-11-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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-2008-5002

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Chilkat Software Chilkat Crypt Activex Control 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Chilkat Software Chilkat Crypt Activex Control 1

- References For CVE-2008-5002
VUPEN ADV-2008-2998
XF chilkat-crypt-activex-file-overwrite(46315)
BID 32073 Chilkat Crypt ActiveX Control 'ChilkatCrypt2.dll' Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability Release Date:2010-03-05

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5002

Chilkat Crypt ActiveX WriteFile Unsafe Method
This module allows attackers to execute code via the 'WriteFile' unsafe method of Chilkat Software Inc's Crypt ActiveX control. This exploit is based on shinnai's exploit that uses an hcp:// protocol URI to execute our payload immediately. However, this method requires that the victim user be browsing with Administrator. Additionally, this method will not work on newer versions of Windows. NOTE: This vulnerability is still unpatched. The latest version of Chilkat Crypt at the time of this writing includes ChilkatCrypt2.DLL version
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Windows

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