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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Acer ActiveX Control Vendors:   Acer
Acer LunchApp ActiveX Control Unsafe Methods Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022752
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022752
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2627   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 20 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network


Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Acer LunchApp ActiveX Control. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will load the Acer AcerCtrls.APlunch ActiveX control and invoke unsafe methods to execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The CLSID of the vulnerable control is: 3895DD35-7573-11D2-8FED-00606730D3AA

Michael Costa of Crosshair Information Technology & Security LLC reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/485961

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:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.acer.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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