.bbsoftware BB FlashBack up to 7.6.0 ActiveX Control Recorder.dll code injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, was found in .bbsoftware BB FlashBack up to 7.6.0. Affected is an unknown part in the library Recorder.dll of the component ActiveX Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The Blueberry FlashBack ActiveX control in BB FlashBack Recorder.dll in Blueberry BB FlashBack, as used in IBM Rational Rhapsody before 7.6.1 and other products, does not properly implement the (1) Start, (2) PauseAndSave, (3) InsertMarker, and (4) InsertSoundToFBRAtMarker methods, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was published 12/23/2011 (Website). The advisory is available at www-01.ibm.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-1392 since 03/10/2011. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/28/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 57729 (Blueberry FlashBack SDK 'BB FlashBack Recorder.dll' Remote Code Execution), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 7.6.1 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 12042.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (71694), Vulnerability Center (SBV-34267) and Tenable (57729). Similar entries are available at 59789 and 59788.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.5
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 57729
Nessus Name: Blueberry FlashBack SDK 'BB FlashBack Recorder.dll' Remote Code Execution
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OpenVAS ID: 902655
OpenVAS Name: IBM Rational Rhapsody BB FlashBack SDK ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution VUlnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: BB FlashBack 7.6.1
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Advisory: www-01.ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2011-1392 (🔍)
X-Force: 71694
Vulnerability Center: 34267 - IBM Rational Rhapsody Blueberry BB FlashBack ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 51184 - BB Flashback SDK FBRecorder ActiveX Control Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 47286 - BB FlashBack SDK FBRecorder ActiveX Control Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/28/2021 01:47 PM
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