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HP Instant Support Driver Check sdd.dll Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2007-07-03    Last Update:  2007-07-11    Views:  14,165

Secunia Advisory SA25918

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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 1.5.0.3.


Solution:
Update to version 1.5.0.3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits John Heasman of NGSSoftware and Carlo Di Dato a.k.a. shinnai.

Original Advisory:
HP:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01077597

Shinnai:
http://www.shinnai.altervista.org/index.php?mod=02_Forum&group=Exploits&argument=Remote&topic=1183360239.ff.php&page=last

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