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  4. HTTP Pegasus ImagN ActiveX BO

HTTP Pegasus ImagN ActiveX BO

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability by passing long arguements to a property of the ImagN ActiveX control.

Additional Information

Successfully exploiting this issue allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application using the ActiveX control (typically Internet Explorer). Failed exploit attempts likely result in denial-of-service conditions.

Affected

  • Pegasus ImagN ActiveX control 4.0 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.

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