======================================================================== AXIS ==================================================================== ======================================================================== 1.Advisory Information Title: AXIS Media Control ActiveX vulnerability Date Published: 12/06/2013 Date of last updated: 12/06/2013 2.Vulnerability Description A vulnerability has been found in this devices: -CVE-2013-3543. Exposed Unsafe ActiveX Method(CWE-618) 3.Affected Products CVE-2013-3543, all camera devices using AXIS Media Control (AMC) are affected The vulnerability affects to the latest version of the software ( which was released on October 19, 2012) 4.PoC 4.1.Exposed Unsafe ActiveX Method - File Corruption. In the vendor web, you could see that “AXIS Media Control is the recommended method for viewing video images in Microsoft Internet Explorer.” Vulnerability which can be exploited by remote malicious person to overwrite arbitrary files with garbage data on a vulnerable system. The vulnerability exists due to the ActiveX control including insecure "StartRecord()", "SaveCurrentImage()" and "StartRecordMedia()" methods in "AxisMediaControlEmb.dll" DLL. This can be exploited to corrupt or create arbitrary files in the context of the current user. In the following example we will corrupt regedit.exe using one of ActiveX vulnerable methods: When we click on one of the buttons, we could see that regedit.exe is overwritten with garbage: The following code could be used to test the vulnerability: _____________________________________________________________________________ < param name ='PTZControlURL' value=http://xx.xx.xx.xx/axis-cgi/com/ptz.cgi>
_____________________________________________________________________________ 5.Credits -CVE-2013-3543 was discovered by Javier Repiso Sánchez. 6.Report Timeline -2013-05-24: Students team notifies the Axis Customer Support of the vulnerability -2013-05-24: Axis team asks for a report with technical information. -2013-05-26: Technical details sent to Axis. -2013-05-27: Axis team reports to the technical support to analyze the vulnerability.