PPStream PowerPlayer.dll ActiveX buffer overflow

ppstream-powerplayer-bo (36394) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

PPStream is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the PowerPlayer.dll library ActiveX control. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site with a malicious Logo value, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 8.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • PPStream Web site: PPS.
  • BID-25502: PPStream PowerPlayer.DLL ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • BID-26580: PPStream PowerList.OCX SetBkImage ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-4748: Buffer overflow in the PowerPlayer.dll ActiveX control in PPStream 2.0.1.3829 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Logo parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 38421: PPStream PowerPlayer.dll ActiveX Logo Variable Arbitrary Code Execution

Platforms Affected:

  • PPStream PPStream 2.0.1.3829

Reported:

Aug 31, 2007

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