A vulnerability has been reported in HP Instant Support Driver Check, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing the "queryHub()" function in sdd.dll. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via an overly long string passed to the affected function when a user visits a malicious web page.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 188.8.131.52.
Solution: Update to version 184.108.40.206.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits John Heasman of NGSSoftware and Carlo Di Dato a.k.a. shinnai.
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Subject: HP Instant Support Driver Check sdd.dll Buffer Overflow
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