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Akamai Download Manager ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2007-04-17    Last Update:  2007-04-18    Views:  34,157

Secunia Advisory SA24900

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Akamai Download Manager ActiveX control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the Download Manager ActiveX control (DownloadManagerV2.ocx) and can be exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflows e.g. when a user visits a malicious web site.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerabilities reportedly affect all versions prior to 2.2.1.0.


Solution:
Update to version 2.2.1.0.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
* Reported by the vendor.
* Discovered by McSlibin and reported via iDefense Labs.
* The vendor also credits Fortinet.

Original Advisory:
Akamai:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-April/053794.html

iDefense Labs:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=514

Fortinet:
http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2007-05.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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