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Category:   Application (Database)  >   Microsoft Visual FoxPro Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Visual FoxPro Windows Common Controls (MSCOMCTL.OCX) Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026903
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0158   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 10 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0 SP1, 9.0 SP2; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Visual FoxPro. 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 flaw in the MSCOMCTL.OCX ActiveX control and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The CLSIDs of the vulnerable controls are:


Other Microsoft products contain the vulnerable Windows Common Controls.

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 the following fixes:

Microsoft Visual FoxPro 8.0 Service Pack 1:

Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9.0 Service Pack 2:

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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