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PIPI Player PIPIWebPlayer ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with PIPI Player and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error when processing the 'PlayURL()' and 'PlayURLWithLocalPlayer()' methods. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long string passed to the methods.

Affected Software

Affected Software

PIPI Player version 2.8.0.0

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)