The Broderbund Expressit 3DGreetings Player ActiveX control contains multiple buffer overflows, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
The 3DGreetings Player is an ActiveX control that displays 3D greeting cards. This control, originally provided by Expressit.com, is now owned by Broderbund. The 3DGreetings Player ActiveX control contains multiple buffer overflows.
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.
We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem. Please consider the following workarounds
Disable the 3DGreetings Player ActiveX control in Internet Explorer
This vulnerability was reported by Will Dormann of the CERT/CC.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2007-09-05|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-09-25 16:18 UTC|