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Web Attack: Cisco PlayerPT ActiveX Buffer Overflow CVE-2012-0824 2

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 an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Cisco LinkSys PlayerPT ActiveX Control.

Additional Information

Cisco Linksys PlayerPT ActiveX Control is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because the application fails to adequately check boundaries on user-supplied input.

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.

Cisco Linksys PlayerPT 1.0.0.15 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.

Affected

  • Cisco Linksys PlayerPT 1.0.0.15 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.
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