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 an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the Cisco LinkSys PlayerPT ActiveX Control.
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 184.108.40.206 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.
- Cisco Linksys PlayerPT 220.127.116.11 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.