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NCTSoft NCTAudioEditor NCTAudioGrabber2 ActiveX Control Buffer Overflows

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Release Date:  2008-05-28    Last Update:  2008-06-04    Views:  5,940

Secunia Advisory SA30414

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Will Dormann has reported some vulnerabilities in NCTAudioEditor, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors in the NCTAudioGrabber2 (NCTAudioGrabber2.dll) ActiveX control when handling certain properties or methods (e.g. "cddbServerAddress", "cddbAgentName", "cddbUserEmail", and "cddbCGIScript"). These can be exploited to cause heap-based or stack-based buffer overflows when a user is tricked into visiting a malicious website.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

Some of the vulnerabilities are confirmed in NCTAudioGrabber2.dll version 2.3.6.120 and 2.4.1.126. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX control.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

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

Additional information provided by Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
US-CERT VU#656593:
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/656593

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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