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HTTP Univeral HTTP Remote File Deletion CVE-2008-6638

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.

Description

This signature detects attempt to exploit a remote file deletion vulnerability by passing specially crafted arguments into a method of HTTP File Upload ActiveX Control.

Additional Information

HTTP File Upload ActiveX Control is prone to a vulnerability that lets attackers delete arbitrary files or directories on affected computers. Successful attacks can result in denial-of-service conditions.

Affected

  • HTTP File Upload ActiveX Control 6.0.0.35 is vulnerable to this issue; other versions may also be affected.

Response

Download and install all vendor patches related to this vulnerability
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