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Chilkat Crypt ActiveX Control ChilkatCrypt2.dll File Overwrite Vulnerability CVE-2008-5002

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Vulnerability description

Chilkat Crypt is prone to an ActiveX Control based arbitrary file overwrite vulnerability.

Risk description

The vulnerability is due to the error in the ChilkatCrypt2.dll ActiveX Control component that does not restrict access to the WriteFile() method. Successful exploitation will allow execution of arbitrary code.


No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Nov 10, 2008
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