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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Yahoo Music Vendors:   Yahoo
Yahoo Music Jukebox Buffer Overflow in 'mediagrid.dll' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019298
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0625   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 7 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 4 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): mediagrid.dll version
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Yahoo Music in an 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 AddBitmap() function and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The CLSID of the vulnerable control is: 22FD7C0A-850C-4A53-9821-0B0915C96139

A demonstration exploit is available at:

Elazar Broad 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:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Sun, 03 Feb 2008 23:11:24 +0000
Subject:  [Full-disclosure] Yahoo! JukeBox MediaGrid ActiveX Control


mediagrid.dll version
Implements IObjectSafety

This control is used with the Yahoo! JukeBox application.

The 2nd parameter of the AddBitmap() method is vulnerable to a 
buffer overflow.

No official fix known

Set the killbit for this control, see


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