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HTTP Sony ImageStation 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 attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability by passing long arguments into a method of Sony ImageStation ActiveX Control.

Additional Information

Sony ImageStation ActiveX control is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input.

An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of an application using the ActiveX control (typically Internet Explorer). Failed attacks will likely cause denial-of-service conditions.

This issue affects 'AxRUploadServer.dll' 1.0.0.38; other versions may also be vulnerable.

Affected

  • This issue affects 'AxRUploadServer.dll' 1.0.0.38; other versions may also be vulnerable.

Response

Download and install all vendor patches related to this vulnerability.

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