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MSWebDVD ActiveX Control long password buffer overflow

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by eddie5659, Apr 7, 2004.

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  1. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist Thread Starter

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    Hiya

    Sticking this at the top for a week, if anyone is interested :)

    Microsoft's MSWebDVD ActiveX Control is a DVD control object that allows users to view DVD films using a browser for Microsoft Windows operating systems. MSWebDVD ActiveX Control running on Windows XP Professional SP1 and SP2 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by a buffer overflow in the AcceptParentalLevelChange function. By supplying a long password containing more than 255 characters, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and cause the ActiveX control to crash.

    Platforms Affected:

    Microsoft Corporation: Windows XP Professional SP1
    Microsoft Corporation: Windows XP Professional SP2
    Remedy:

    No remedy available as of April 2004.

    Note: Microsoft recommends using the MSVidWebDVD ActiveX Control on Windows XP and later operating systems. Refer to the MSWebDVD ActiveX Control Web page for more information.

    Consequences:

    Denial of Service

    http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15743

    Regards

    eddie
     
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