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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2217

Certain ActiveX controls in (1) tsgetxu71ex552.dll and (2) tsgetx71ex552.dll in Tom Sawyer GET Extension Factory, as used in VI Client (aka VMware Infrastructure Client) 2.0.2 before Build 230598 and 2.5 before Build 204931 in VMware Infrastructure 3, do not properly handle attempted initialization within Internet Explorer, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted HTML document.
Publish Date : 2011-06-06 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2217

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tomsawyer Get Extension Factory Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Infrastructure 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Virtual Infrastructure Client 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Virtual Infrastructure Client 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tomsawyer Get Extension Factory 1
Vmware Infrastructure 1
Vmware Virtual Infrastructure Client 2

- References For CVE-2011-2217 CONFIRM
XF vmware-viclient-code-exec(67816)
BID 48099 Tom Sawyer Software GET Extension Factory Object Initialization Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2011-09-07
IDEFENSE 20110603 Tom Sawyer GET Extension Factory COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability
SECTRACK 1025602

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2217

Tom Sawyer Software GET Extension Factory Remote Code Execution
This module exploits a remote code execution vulnerability in the tsgetx71ex553.dll ActiveX control installed with Tom Sawyer GET Extension Factory due to an incorrect initialization under Internet Explorer. While the Tom Sawyer GET Extension Factory is installed with some versions of VMware Infrastructure Client, this module has been tested only with the versions installed with Embarcadero Technologies ER/Studio XE2 / Embarcadero Studio Portal 1.6. The ActiveX control tested is tsgetx71ex553.dll, version This module achieves DEP and ASLR bypass using the well known msvcr71.dll rop chain. The dll is installed by default with the Embarcadero software, and loaded by the targeted ActiveX.
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows

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