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ShockWave Player ActiveX Installer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of ShockWave installer ActiveX control
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.
The remote host contains an ActiveX control associated with
Macromedia's ShockWave Player installer that has an exploitable
stack-based buffer overflow. It may be possible for a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the user's
rights by tricking a user into visiting a malicious web site.
See also :
The vendor claims the issue occurs only in the installer so there is
no need for action.
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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