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WEB-ACTIVEX GOM Player ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow (CVE-2007-5779)
 
Threat Level: High
Release Date: 2011/9/26
 
Category: Buffer Overflow
Signature ID: 1055019
Included In: Full
Affected OS: Windows
 
Description: A stack buffer overflow vulnerability was disclosed in GOM Player 2.1.6.3499. By sending an overly long string to the OpenUrl() method located in the GomWeb3.dll Control, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
 
Impact: Remote code execution
Recommendation: Update vendor's patch.
 
False Positive: None
False Negative: None
 
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Reference(s): CVE-2007-5779; msf
 

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