Gracenote CDDBControl ActiveX control buffer overflow

cddbcontrol-activex-bo (33773) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Gracenote CDDBControl ActiveX control is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the proxy configuration. By creating a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system, if the attacker could persuade the victim to visit the malicious site and enable the ActiveX control.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to the Gracenote Web site for suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Fri Apr 20 2007 - 00:28:34 CDT: GraceNote CDDBControl ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
  • Gracenote Web site: Gracenote: Gracenote Updates.
  • ZDI-07-021: GraceNote CDDBControl ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
  • BID-23567: GraceNote CDDBControl Multple Parameters ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0443: Multiple buffer overflows in the CDDBControl ActiveX control in Gracenote CDDB before 20070418 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long values for certain Proxy configuration parameters.
  • OSVDB ID: 34327: Gracenote CDDBControl ActiveX Proxy Configuration Parameters Multiple Overflows
  • SA22924: Gracenote CDDBControl ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017937: Gracenote CDDBControl ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow in Processing Proxy Control Parameters Permits Remote Code Execution
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-1475: GraceNote CDDBControl ActiveX Control Proxy Parameter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Gracenote Gracenote CDDB ActiveX Control

Reported:

Apr 19, 2007

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