The Second Sight Software ActiveMod ActiveX control contains a stack buffer overflow, which can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Second Sight Software ActiveMod is a music player that is provided as an ActiveX control. The control, which is provided by ActiveMod.ocx, contains a stack buffer overflow vulnerability.
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 ActiveMod ActiveX control in Internet Explorer
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:||2007-04-19 13:33 UTC|