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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Cryptomathic PrimeInk Vendors:   Cryptomathic
Cryptomathic PrimeInk Buffer Overflow in ActiveX Object Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016034
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1172   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 5 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cryptomathic PrimeInk. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A vulnerability exists in an ActiveX object developed by Cryptomathic and distributed by TDC in Denmark. A remote user can create specially HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on March 30, 2006.

Dennis Rand of CIRT.DK discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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