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Lateral Arts Uploader ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-12-02    Views:  2,990

Secunia Advisory SA37138

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Lateral Arts Uploader ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when parsing URLs. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long string assigned to a number of properties (e.g. "LogURL", "ConnectURL", "SkinURL", "AlbumCreateURL", "ErrorURL", and "httpsinglehost").

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when a user e.g. visits a malicious website.


Solution:
According to the vendor, the vulnerability has been fixed in version 1.3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-41/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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