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 will detect attempts to exploit a Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Dart Communications PowerTCP FTP for ActiveX control.
PowerTCP FTP for ActiveX is an ActiveX control that uses an FTP client.
The application is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input.
The issue affects the 'SecretKey' property of the control identified by CLSID:
An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application using the ActiveX control (typically Internet Explorer). Failed attacks will likely cause denial-of-service conditions.
The issue affects PowerTCP FTP for ActiveX 18.104.22.168; other versions may also be affected.
- The issue affects PowerTCP FTP for ActiveX 22.214.171.124; other versions may also be affected.
Download and install all vendor patches related to this vulnerability.