4xem VatCtrl Class ActiveX Control (VATDecoder.dll) buffer overflow

4xem-vatdecoder-activex-bo (40864) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

4xem VatCtrl Class ActiveX Control (VATDecoder.dll) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes overly long arguments, 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: 7.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • 4XEM Web site: 4XEM.
  • BID-28010: Various IP Security Camera ActiveX Controls 'url' Attribute Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-4771: Stack-based buffer overflow in VATDecoder.VatCtrl.1 ActiveX control in (1) 4xem VatCtrl Class (VATDecoder.dll 1.0.0.27 and 1.0.0.51), (2) D-Link MPEG4 SHM Audio Control (VAPGDecoder.dll 1.7.0.5), (3) Vivotek RTSP MPEG4 SP Control (RtspVapgDecoderNew.dll 2.0.0.39), and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Url property. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 42287: 4XEM VatDecoder VATDecoder.VatCtrl ActiveX (VATDecoder.dll) Url Property Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 42378: RTSP MPEG4 SP Control RtspVaPgCtrl ActiveX (RtspVapgDecoderNew.dll) Url Property Overflow Arbitrary Code Execution
  • OSVDB ID: 43007: D-Link MPEG4 SHM (Audio) Control VAPgDecoder.VaPgCtrl.1 ActiveX (VAPGDecoder.dll) Url Property Overflow
  • SA29131: D-Link MPEG4 SHM (Audio) Control ActiveX Control "Url" Property Buffer Overflow
  • SA29145: RTSP MPEG4 SP Control ActiveX Control "Url" Property Buffer Overflow
  • SA29146: 4XEM VatDecoder VatCtrl Class ActiveX Control "Url" Property Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • 4xem 4xem VatCtrl Class 1.0.0.51

Reported:

Feb 26, 2008

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