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Secunia Security Advisory 48543

Secunia Security Advisory 48543
Posted Mar 23, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - rgod has discovered a vulnerability in Cisco Linksys PlayerPT ActiveX Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

tags | advisory, activex
systems | cisco
MD5 | 89d8a08aa5076e438f3ea6da70b56023

Secunia Security Advisory 48543

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TITLE:
Cisco Linksys PlayerPT ActiveX Control "SetSource()" Buffer Overflow

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA48543

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/48543/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48543

RELEASE DATE:
2012-03-23

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/48543/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/48543/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48543

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
rgod has discovered a vulnerability in Cisco Linksys PlayerPT ActiveX
Control, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when handling the
"SetSource()" method and can be exploited to cause a stack-based
buffer overflow via an overly long "base64string" argument.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.0.0.15. Other versions
may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX control.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
rgod

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_linksys_playerpt.htm

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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