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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6189

Original release date: 11/29/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


A certain ActiveX control in (1) OScan8.ocx and (2) Oscan81.ocx in BitDefender Online Anti-Virus Scanner 8.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the InitX method that begins with a "%%" sequence, which is misinterpreted as a Unicode string and decoded twice, leading to improper memory allocation and a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071120 EEYE: BitDefender Online Scanner 8 Double Decode Heap Overflow
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3405
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018986
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27717
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20071120.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3935
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 4663

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