Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the KeyHelp.KeyCtrl.1 ActiveX control in KeyHelp.ocx 1.2.312 in KeyWorks KeyHelp Module (aka the HTML Help component), as used in EMC Documentum ApplicationXtender Desktop 5.4; EMC Captiva Quickscan Pro 4.6 SP1; GE Intelligent Platforms Proficy Historian 3.1, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5; GE Intelligent Platforms Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX 5.0 and 5.1; GE Intelligent Platforms Proficy Pulse 1.0; GE Intelligent Platforms Proficy Batch Execution 5.6; GE Intelligent Platforms SI7 I/O Driver 7.20 through 7.42; and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in the second argument to the (1) JumpMappedID or (2) JumpURL method.
Published 2012-07-05 03:23:18
Updated 2012-07-17 04:00:00
Source ICS-CERT
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2515

90.96%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2012-2515

  • EMC ApplicationXtender (KeyWorks) ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2009-09-29
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/windows/fileformat/emc_appextender_keyworks
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the KeyWorks KeyHelp ActiveX Control (KeyHelp.ocx 1.2.3120.0). This ActiveX Control comes bundled with EMC's Documentation ApplicationXtender 5.4. Authors: - MC <mc@metasploit.com>

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2515

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2515

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2012-2515

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