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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20120405

Quest Toad ActiveX Vulnerability

Date Disclosed:
4/5/2012

Date Patched:
Workaround (no patch)

Vendor:
Quest Software (Dell)

Affected Software:

  • Quest Software Toad DBA Suite for Oracle

Description:
Quest Toadcontains an ActiveX control that allows for arbitrary file-overwrites. If successfully leveraged, an attacker may be able to overwrite arbitrary files on a vulnerable system.

Severity:
Moderate

Code Execution:
No.

Impact:
Arbitrary File Overwrite
An attacker may overwrite critical system files on a vulnerable system, possibly rendering the system inoperable (denial of service). 

Mitigation:
Set the kill-bit for the vulnerable ActiveX control: F7014877-6F5A-4019-A3B2-74077F2AE126

Protection:
eEye's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 16191 - Quest Toad ActiveX Vulnerability

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Status:
4.5.2012 - Public information disclosed.

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