Adobe Macromedia Shockwave Player ActiveX SwDir.dll denial of service
|macromedia-swdir-dos (31160)||Medium Risk|
Macromedia Shockwave Player is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a vulnerability in the SwDir.dll ActiveX control. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the victim's browser to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to visit a malicious Web page that passes specially-crafted arguments to the ShockW.swURL() method.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of December 1, 2013.
- Adobe Web site: Adobe Shockwave Player.
- BID-22067: Macromedia Shockwave 10 SWDIR.DLL ActiveX Control Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
- BID-22842: Macromedia Shockwave 10 SWDIR.DLL Multiple ActiveX Control Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2006-6885: An ActiveX control in SwDir.dll in Macromedia Shockwave 10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer 7 crash) via a long string in the swURL attribute.
- OSVDB ID: 36005: Macromedia Shockwave SwDir.dll Multiple Property Remote Overflow
- OSVDB ID: 37510: Macromedia Shockwave ActiveX (SwDir.dll) swURL Attribute Remote DoS
- Macromedia Shockwave 10
Dec 29, 2006
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