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Motive Communications ActiveUtils EmailData ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2007-08-15    Views:  12,922

Secunia Advisory SA26481

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Will Dormann has reported some vulnerabilities in the Motive Communications ActiveUtils EmailData ActiveX control, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to unspecified errors within the ActiveEmailTest.EmailData (ActiveUtils.dll) ActiveX control, which can be exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflows by e.g. tricking a user into visiting a malicious website.

The vulnerabilities are reported in version 5.1 and prior.


Solution:
Reportedly, automatic updates have been released to all corporate customers and this is also fixed via MS07-045 (Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Internet Explorer).

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Will Dormann, CERT/CC.

Original Advisory:
Motive Security Bulletin:
http://www.motive.com/securitybulletin_08122007.asp

US-CERT VU#747233:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/747233

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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