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  4. HTTP Secure File Delete Wizard AX FD

HTTP Secure File Delete Wizard AX FD

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 delete file remotely by passing specially crafted arguments into insecure methods of Secure File Delete Wizard ActiveX Control.

Additional Information

Successfully exploiting these issues allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands in the context of the application using the ActiveX control (typically Internet Explorer). This may compromise affected computers.
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