DATEV Base System ActiveX Control DVBSExeCall.ocx ExecuteExe privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in DATEV Base System It has been rated as very critical. Affected by this issue is the function ExecuteExe of the file DVBSExeCall.ocx of the component ActiveX Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The ExecuteExe method in the DVBSExeCall Control ActiveX control in DVBSExeCall.ocx in DATEV Base System (aka Grundpaket Basis) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via unspecified vectors.

The bug was discovered 01/11/2010. The weakness was disclosed 02/25/2010 by Nikolas Sotiriu (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-0689. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 09/02/2021). The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 45 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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 (56530).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.8

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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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01/11/2010 🔍
02/22/2010 +41 days 🔍
02/25/2010 +3 days 🔍
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12/07/2010 +284 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +1562 days 🔍
09/02/2021 +2360 days 🔍


Researcher: Nikolas Sotiriu
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CVE: CVE-2010-0689 (🔍)
X-Force: 56530
Vulnerability Center: 28536 - DATEV Base System Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability via Unspecified Vectors, Medium
SecurityFocus: 38415 - DateV 'DVBSExeCall.ocx' ActiveX Control Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
OSVDB: 62564 - DATEV DVBSExeCall DVBSExeCall.ocx ActiveX ExecuteExe() Method Arbitrary Command Execution


Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 09/02/2021 08:29 PM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (53), 03/10/2017 10:35 AM (10), 09/02/2021 08:29 PM (4)
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