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ICONICS Dialog Wrapper Module ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-01-03    Views:  10,389

Secunia Advisory SA23583

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Will Dormann has discovered a vulnerability in ICONICS Gauge ActiveX, ICONICS Switch ActiveX, and ICONICS Vessel ActiveX, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to boundary errors in the Dialog Wrapper Module ActiveX control (DlgWrapper.dll) when handling the "DoModal()" method. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by passing an overly long string as either the FileName or Filter argument.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when a user e.g. visits a malicious website.

The vulnerability is confirmed in ICONICS Vessel ActiveX 8.02.140 including DlgWrapper.dll 8.0.138.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to DlgWrapper.dll 8.4.166.0 by applying the hotfix:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Will Dormann

Original Advisory:
US-CERT VU#251969:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/251969

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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