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Gracenote CDDBControl ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-04-20    Views:  10,178

Secunia Advisory SA22924

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in GraceNote CDDBControl ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the handling of certain unspecified proxy configuration parameters. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow when a user visits a malicious web site.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

Note: Other products that install this ActiveX control may also be affected.


Solution:
The vendor recommends users of other affected products to contact their respective vendors for an update.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Discovered by Peter Vreugdenhil and reported via ZDI.

Original Advisory:
Gracenote:
http://www.gracenote.com/corporate/FAQs.html/faqset=update/page=0

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-021.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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