HP Virtual Rooms Install HPVirtualRooms14 ActiveX control buffer overflow

hpvirtualrooms-hpvirtualrooms14-activex-bo (39836) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The HP Virtual Rooms Install HPVirtualRooms14 ActiveX control (HPVirtualRooms14.dll) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web page that passes an overly long string to the AuthenticationURL, PortalAPIURL, or cabroot property, 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:

Refer to HP Virtual Rooms for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Tue, 22 Jan 2008 02:37:47 -0500: HP Virtual Rooms WebHPVCInstall Control Multiple Buffer Overflows.
  • Hewlett-Packard Web site: HP Virtual Rooms.
  • BID-27384: HP Virtual Rooms 'hpvirtualrooms14.dll' ActiveX Control Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-0437: Multiple buffer overflows in the WebHPVCInstall.HPVirtualRooms14 ActiveX control in HPVirtualRooms14.dll 1.0.0.100, as used in the installation process for HP Virtual Rooms, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) AuthenticationURL, (2) PortalAPIURL, or (3) cabroot property value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 40890: HP Virtual Rooms Install WebHPVCInstall.HPVirtualRooms14 ActiveX (HPVirtualRooms14.dll) Multiple Property Overflow
  • SA28595: HP Virtual Rooms Install HPVirtualRooms14 Class ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • HP Virtual Rooms 1.0.0.100

Reported:

Jan 22, 2008

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