The Second Sight Software ActiveGS ActiveX control contains several stack buffer overflows, which can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Second Sight Software ActiveGS is an Apple IIGS emulator that is provided as an ActiveX control. The control, which is provided by ActiveGS.ocx, contains multiple stack buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a web page or an HTML email message or attachment), an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. The attacker could also cause the web browser to crash.
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This issue is addressed in ActiveGS 3.x and higher.
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This vulnerability was reported by Will Dormann of CERT/CC.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2007-04-18|
|Date Last Updated:||2010-04-22 13:29 UTC|