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HTTP Corel Activegsm 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.


This signature detects attempts to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Corel ActiveCGM Browser ActiveX.

Additional Information

Corel ActiveCGM Browser ActiveX control allows users to view Computer Graphics Metafiles (CGMs) in a browser.

Corel ActiveCGM Browser is prone to multiple buffer-overflow vulnerabilities because the application fails to bounds-check user-supplied data before copying it into an insufficiently sized buffer.

Specfically, these issues reside in the 'acgm.dll' ActiveX control with CLSID: {F5D98C43-DB16-11cf-8ECA-0000C0FD59C7}

Successfully exploiting these issues allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of applications that use the affected control (typically Internet Explorer).


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