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TPTI-07-09: Macrovision FLEXnet boisweb.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
From: TSRT () 3com com
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 17:50:01 -0700
TPTI-07-09: Macrovision FLEXnet boisweb.dll ActiveX Control Buffer
June 4, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Update Service 3.x
Update Service 4.x
Update Service 5.x
FLEXnet Connect 6
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability since November 6, 2006 by Digital Vaccine protection
filter ID 4323, 4327. For further product information on the TippingPoint
-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Business Objects Crystal Reports.
Exploitation requires the target to visit a malicious web site.
This specific flaw exists within the ActiveX control with CLSID
85A4A99C-8C3D-499E-A386-E0743DFF8FB7. Specifying large values to two
specific functions available in this control results in an exploitable
stack based buffer overflow.
The vulnerable function / parameters include:
* DownloadAndExecute(), second of five parameters
* AddFileEx(), third of seven parameters
-- Vendor Response:
Notification was recently (January) sent to Macrovision customers about
the vulnerability and the correct way to resolve it (patching to a
newer version of the agent resolves the issue). The exact timing of
this deployment is left to our customers and partner.
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2006.06.22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2006.11.06 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers
2007.06.04 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Pedram Amini, TippingPoint DVLabs
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- TPTI-07-09: Macrovision FLEXnet boisweb.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability TSRT (Jun 05)