|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-104|
|Date Published:||19 Mar 2012|
|Last Updated:||27 Dec 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in Viscom Software Image Viewer. The vulnerability is due to a boundary error when handling a certain function call with an overly long parameter. A remote attacker may exploit this vulnerability by enticing an affected user to open a specially crafted HTML page. Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the security context of the logged-on user.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Viscom Software Image Viewer ActiveX buffer overflow