The Oracle Siebel Option Pack for IE ActiveX control fails to properly initialize memory, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Siebel Option Pack for IE is an ActiveX control that is provided by Oracle Siebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. The Siebel Option Pack for IE ActiveX control is provided by a number of different DLLs with file names beginning with ieop_aom. This ActiveX control fails to properly initialize memory that is used by the NewBusObj() method.
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.
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This issue is addressed in the Oracle CPU for October 2010. Note that Oracle states that "None of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., none may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password." This statement is incorrect. No authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.
This vulnerability was reported by Will Dormann of the CERT/CC
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2010-08-05|
|Date Last Updated:||2010-10-19 16:40 UTC|