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CinePlayer SonicDVDDashVRNav.dll Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-04-11    Last Update:  2010-05-10    Views:  15,976

Secunia Advisory SA22251

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in CinePlayer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in SonicDVDDashVRNav.dll and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by e.g. passing an overly long string to certain properties or methods provided by the SonicMediaPlayer.dll ActiveX control.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 3.2. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Set the kill-bit for the ActiveX control to prevent exploitation using this vector.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-46/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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