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  4. HTTP Cyberlink PowerDVD ClavSetting File Overwrite

HTTP Cyberlink PowerDVD ClavSetting File Overwrite

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects attempts to exploit a vulnerable in a CyberLink PowerDVD ActiveX control which would allow attackers to overwrite arbitrary local files.

Additional Information

This issue resides in the 'CreateNewFile()' method of 'CLAVSetting.DLL' in the ActiveX control with CLSID: 0990EDE2-3498-43D0-971D-D5321C893210.

The vulnerable method is used to create files on the local system. However, the software fails to properly validate the filename specified. Specifically, an attacker can use directory-traversal strings ('\..') to overwrite an arbitrary local file.
Attackers may be able to exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions if sensitive system configuration files are overwritten.


  • CyberLink PowerDVD CLAVSetting.DLL 1.0.1829
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