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Web Attack: Altiris AeXNS Console Utilities AX

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 will detect attempts to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Altiris AeXNSConsole Utilities ActiveX Control.

Additional Information

Altiris service-oriented management solutions provide a modular and future-proof approach to managing highly diverse and widely distributed IT infrastructures. They are open solutions that enable lifecycle integration of client, handheld, server, network and other IT assets with audit-ready security and automated operation.
A buffer-overflow vulnerability occurs because the software fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied data. The vulnerability affects the 'BrowseAndSaveFile' method of the ActiveX control.
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