Yahoo Toolbar YShortcut ActiveX control buffer overflow
|yahoo-yshortcut-bo (39155)||High Risk|
The Yahoo Toolbar YShortcut ActiveX control (YShortcut.dll) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the IsTaggedBM() method. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web page that passes an overly long string to the IsTaggedBM() method, 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.
No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Wed, 19 Dec 2007 10:56:28 -0500 (EST): Yahoo Toolbar YShortcut.dll IsTaggedBM() Buffer Overflow.
- Yahoo! Toolbar Web site: Yahoo! Toolbar YShortcut ActiveX control.
- BID-26956: Yahoo! Toolbar YShortcut.dl ActiveX Control Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-6535: Buffer overflow in the YShortcut ActiveX control in YShortcut.dll 2006.8.15.1 in Yahoo! Toolbar might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string to the IsTaggedBM method.
- OSVDB ID: 39803: Yahoo! Toolbar YShortcut ActiveX (YShortcut.dll) IsTaggedBM Method Overflow
- Yahoo YShortcut ActiveX control 2006.8.15.1
Dec 19, 2007
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