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  4. Web Attack: Aladdin Knowledge System ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow

Web Attack: Aladdin Knowledge System ChooseFilePath Buffer Overflow

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 attempts to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Aladdin Knowledge System which could result in remote code execution.

Additional Information

A vulnerability exists in Aladdin Knowledge System's ActiveX component. Supplying a long string of data to the component's ChooseFilePath() function causes a buffer overflow which may be used to execute remote arbitrary code.

Affected

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