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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CDDBControl Vendors:   Gracebyte Software
Gracenote CDDBControl ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow in Processing Proxy Control Parameters Permits Remote Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017937
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017937
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0443   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 19 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Gracenote's CDDBControl ActiveX Control. 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 buffer overflow in the ActiveX control and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Specially crafted Proxy configuration parameter values can trigger the overflow.

The vendor was notified on September 1, 2006.

TippingPoint reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-021.html

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:   The vendor has issued a fixed development kit.

The GraceNote advisory is available at:

http://www.gracenote.com/corporate/FAQs.html/faqset=update/page=0

Vendor URL:  www.gracenote.com/corporate/FAQs.html/faqset=update/page=0 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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