IDAutomation Linear Barcode IDAutomationLinear6.dll ActiveX control buffer overflow

idautomation-idautomationlinear6-bo (34263) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

IDAutomation Linear Barcode is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the IDAutomationLinear6.dll ActiveX control. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes an overly long argument to the SaveEnhWMF() method, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the victim's browser to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.8
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of IDAutomation Linear Barcode, available to registered users from the IDAutomation Web site. See References.

References:

  • IDAutomation Web site: Barcode ActiveX Control & DLL.
  • MoAxB #13: ID Automation Linear Barcode ActiveX Control (IDAutomationLinear6.dll) v. 1.6.0.5 DoS.
  • BID-23954: ID Automation Linear Barcode IDAutomationLinear6.DLL ActiveX Control Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2658: Unspecified vulnerability in the ID Automation Linear Barcode 1.6.0.5 ActiveX control in IDAutomationLinear6.dll allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a long argument to the SaveEnhWMF method.
  • OSVDB ID: 36020: IDAutomation Linear Barcode ActiveX (IDAutomationLinear6.dll) SaveEnhWMF Method Overflow DoS
  • SA25231: IDAutomation Linear Barcode ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • IDAutomation.com IDAutomation Linear Barcode 1.6.0.5 and prior

Reported:

May 13, 2007

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