AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX control buffer overflow

aol-radio-ampx-bo (38397) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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.

References:

  • 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 2.6.1.11 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
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-3822: AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • AOL AOL Radio AmpX ActiveX Control 2.6.1.11

Reported:

Nov 09, 2007

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