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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   HPE Quality Center Vendors:   HPE
HP Mercury Quality Center 'Spider90.ocx' ActiveX Control Buffer overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017835
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1819   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 16 2008
Original Entry Date:  Apr 1 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.2 SP1, 9.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP Mercury Quality Center. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow in the 'Spider90.ocx' ActiveX control used by HP Mercury Quality Center and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A specially crafted 'ProgColor' parameter value can trigger the overflow.

The vulnerable control has the following CLSID: 98C53984-8BF8-4D11-9B1C-C324FCA9CADE

The vendor was notified on February 16, 2007.

Eric Detoisien and and Titon & Ri0t of Bastard Labs discovered this vulnerability. iDefense reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   HP has issued the following patches.

Mercury Quality Center 8.2 Sp1

Patch 32:

Mercury Quality Center 9.0

Patch 12.1:

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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