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VeriSign ConfigChk ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of ConfigChk 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 ConfigChk ActiveX control, included with a VeriSign's PKI product
on the remote host and marked as safe for scripting, is reportedly
affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability involving its
If a possible hacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a
specially-crafted web page, he may be able to leverage this issue to
execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's rights.
See also :
Apply the vendor patch and verify that the file version of the
associated 'VSCnfChk.dll' is 188.8.131.52 or later.
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
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