Vulnerability Details

SigPlus Pro ActiveX Control 'LCDWriteString()' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Published: 2010-08-10 12:39:31
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the victim's browser to crash.

Affected Versions:
SigPlus Pro ActiveX control version 3.74

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to a boundary error in SigPlus.ocx when handling the 'HexString' argument passed to the 'LCDWriteString()' method and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long string.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to SigPlus Pro ActiveX control version 3.95 or later.

Summary:
This host is installed with SigPlus Pro ActiveX Control and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2931

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/42109

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/40818
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/60839
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/14514
http://www.topazsystems.com/software/download/sigplusactivex.htm

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2010-08-10
Modified
2019-03-19
Category
Buffer overflow

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