Advisory Details

June 4th, 2014

Samsung iPOLiS Device Manager XNSSDKWINDOW.XnsSdkWindowCtrlForIpInstaller.1 Start Method Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-167
ZDI-CAN-2307

CVE ID CVE-2014-3911
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Samsung
AFFECTED PRODUCTS iPOLiS Device Manager
TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13949. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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 RESPONSE Samsung has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://update.websamsung.net/Tools/iPOLiS%20Device%20Manager/iPOLiS%20Device%20Manager_v1.8.7_setup_Full.zip
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-05-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-06-04 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod) and Ariele Caltabiano (kimiya)
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