AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX control buffer overflow
|aol-radio-ampx-bo (38397)||High Risk|
The AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX control (AmpX.dll) is vulnerable to multiple stack-based buffer overflows. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes malformed arguments to unspecified methods, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the victim or cause the victim's browser to crash.
Apply the patch for this vulnerability (unagi_patch.exe), available from the AOL Web site. See References.
Note: AIM and other AOL software users will automatically receive a prompt for this update, therefore no manual update is required.
- AOL Web site: AOL Radio Download.
- iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 11.09.07: AOL AmpX ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.
- BID-26396: AOL Radio AmpX.DLL ActiveX Control Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-5755: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the AOL AmpX ActiveX control in AmpX.dll 18.104.22.168 in AOL Radio allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via long arguments to unspecified methods.
- OSVDB ID: 38705: AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX (AmpX.dll) Unspecified Method Multiple Overflows
- SA27622: AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflows
- SECTRACK ID: 1018929: AOL Radio Buffer Overflow in AmpX ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- AOL AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX Control 22.214.171.124
Nov 09, 2007
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