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wodSFTP ActiveX File Access Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the wodSFTP ActiveX control

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that permits arbitrary
access to the filesystem.

Description :

The Windows remote host contains the wodSFTP ActiveX control, which
provides SFTP functionality to applications that use it and is marked
as 'safe for scripting'. A remote attacker may be able to use this
control to store files on the remote filesystem or retrieve files from
it by means of a specially-crafted HTML page or email and without any
further interaction from the user.

See also :

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/378604

Solution :

Disable the use of this ActiveX control from within Internet Explorer
by setting its 'kill' bit.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18192

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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