Microsoft Internet Explorer registration wizard ActiveX buffer overflow

ie-registration-wiz-bo (3311) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Microsoft Internet Explorer is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the registration wizard (regwizc.dll) ActiveX control. The regwizc.dll ActiveX control is improperly marked 'Safe for Scripting'. An attacker can overflow the regwizc.dll ActiveX control and execute arbitrary commands on the visiting user's computer.




Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS99-037. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0


Sep 27, 1999

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