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Creative Software AutoUpdate Engine ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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Creative Software AutoUpdate Engine ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/28/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/06/2008
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Many Creative Labs applications and system tools come with the Creative Software AutoUpdate Engine ActiveX control, a component used to provide automatic update capabilities. This ActiveX control is provided by the file "CTSUEng.ocx" and is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by enticing the user to visit a malicious web page passing a long "CacheFolder" property value to the ActiveX control.

Solution(s)

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