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MySpace Uploader Control ActiveX Control Property Handling Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2008-01-31    Last Update:  2008-02-12    Views:  30,142

Secunia Advisory SA28715

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Elazar Broad has discovered a vulnerability in MySpace Uploader Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the MySpace.Uploader.4.1 ActiveX control (MySpaceUploader.ocx) when handling strings assigned to certain properties (e.g. "Action", "ExtractIptc", and "ExtractExif"). This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by assigning an overly long (greater than 260 characters) string to the affected properties.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in MySpaceUploader.ocx version 1.0.0.5 and reported in version 1.0.0.4. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.0.0.6.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Elazar Broad

Original Advisory:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-January/059980.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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