Samsung iPOLiS Device Manager XNSSDKWINDOW.XnsSdkWindowCtrlForIpInstaller.1 Start Method Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-167: June 4th, 2014
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Samsung iPOLiS Device Manager. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the XNSSDKWINDOW.XnsSdkWindowCtrlForIpInstaller.1 ActiveX control. By providing a malicious value to the Start() method, an attacker can execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.
Vendor ResponseSamsung has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-05-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-06-04 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod) and Ariele Caltabiano (kimiya)