Afterlogic MailBee Objects 5.5 ActiveX Control mailbee.dll input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Afterlogic MailBee Objects 5.5 and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown part in the library mailbee.dll of the component ActiveX Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple ActiveX controls in MailBee.dll in MailBee Objects 5.5 allow remote attackers to (1) overwrite arbitrary files via the SaveToDisk method, or (2) modify files via the AddStringToFile method.

The weakness was presented 02/06/2008 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-0631. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known.

The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (40011).




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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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01/28/2008 🔍
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02/06/2008 +8 days 🔍
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04/06/2011 +1155 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +1440 days 🔍
07/30/2021 +2328 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2008-0631 (🔍)
X-Force: 40011
Vulnerability Center: 30921 - MailBee Objects 5.5 Remote Arbitrary Files Overwrite Vulnerability via the SaveToDisk Method, Medium
SecurityFocus: 27481 - RETIRED: MailBee Objects 'MailBee.dll' ActiveX Control Multiple Insecure Method Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM
Updated: 07/30/2021 08:58 PM
Changes: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM (47), 03/20/2017 09:31 AM (12), 07/30/2021 08:58 PM (4)
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