GDivX Zenith Player ActiveX control AviFixer buffer overflow

gdivx-activex-avifixer-bo (34246) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The GDivX Zenith Player ActiveX control is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the AviFixer class. By sending a specially-crafted string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the browser to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to view a malicious Web page 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: 7.2
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • GDivX Zenith Player Web site: DiVX Player, Avi Player, Global DiVX.
  • MoAxB #11 Bonus: GDivX Zenith Player AviFixer Class ActiveX BOF .
  • BID-23907: DiVX City Global DiVX Zenith Player AviFixer ActiveX Control Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2601: Buffer overflow in a certain ActiveX control in the GDivX Zenith Player AviFixer class in fix.dll 1.0.0.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long SetInputFile property value.
  • OSVDB ID: 36021: GDivX Zenith Player AviFixer ActiveX (fix.dll) SetInputFile Property Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • Michael Saunders GDivX Zenith Player 1.2 and prior
  • Michael Saunders GDivX Zenith Player ActiveX control 1.0.0.1

Reported:

May 09, 2007

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