PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX control buffer overflow

photostockplus-uploader-bo (42534) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX control (PSPUploader.ocx) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow when handling specific initialization parameters. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system 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 Microsoft Security Advisory (956391) for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Photo Stock Plus Web site: Photo Stock Plus - We make selling images easy.
  • BID-29279: PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX Control Multiple Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-0957: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX control (PSPUploader.ocx) allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified initialization parameters.
  • OSVDB ID: 45374: PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX (PSPUploader.ocx) Multiple Unspecified Overflows
  • SA30305: PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX Control Buffer Overflows
  • US-CERT VU#406937: PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX stack buffer overflows

Platforms Affected:

  • Photo Stock Plus PhotoStockPlus Uploader Tool ActiveX control

Reported:

May 19, 2008

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