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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   AOL Vendors:   America Online, Inc.
AOL Buffer Overflow in AOLMediaPlaybackControl ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019173
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019173
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-6250   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 10 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in AOL's AOLMediaPlaybackControl ActiveX Control. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the AOLMediaPlaybackControl control and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The CLSIDs of the affected controls are: B49C4597-8721-4789-9250-315DFBD9F525 and FA3662C3-B8E8-11D6-A667-0010B556D978

Will Dormann of the CERT/CC reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued an automatic fix.
Vendor URL:  www.aol.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 9 Jan 2008 21:47:12 -0500
Subject:  AOL


http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/568681

CVE-2007-6250
 
 


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