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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft CAPICOM Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft CAPICOM 'CAPICOM.Certificates' ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018017
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018017
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0940   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 8 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft CAPICOM. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

The Cryptographic API Component Object Model (CAPICOM) ActiveX control does not properly process user-supplied input. A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke the control and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Microsoft credits Chris Ries of VigilantMinds Inc. with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

CAPICOM:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CA930018-4A66-4DA6-A6C5-206DF13AF316

Platform SDK Redistributable: CAPICOM:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CA930018-4A66-4DA6-A6C5-206DF13AF316

BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CA930018-4A66-4DA6-A6C5-206DF13AF316

BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CA930018-4A66-4DA6-A6C5-206DF13AF316

A restart is not required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-028.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-028.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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