Research In Motion TOImport.dll ActiveX control buffer overflow

rim-toimport-activex-bo (34182) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Research In Motion TeamOn Import Object ActiveX control (TOImport.dll) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the SetLanguage() method. By creating a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the victim's privileges, if the attacker could persuade the victim to visit the malicious Web site.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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

— OR —

Use Microsoft Automatic Update if it is supported by your operating system. The original bulletin issued by Microsoft has been superseded.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • RIM TeamOn Import Object ActiveX control

Reported:

May 08, 2007

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