AxisCamControl ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a
remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host contins the AxisCamControl ActiveX control, which is
used to control Axis network cameras.

This control reportedly has a stack-based buffer overflow in its
'image_pan_tilt' property. If an attacker can trick a user on the
affected host into viewing a specially crafted HTML document, he can
leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the affected system
subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-58/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500334/30/0/threaded
http://www.axis.com/techsup/software/acc/files/acc_security_update_090119.pdf

Solution :

Remove the affected control as recommended by the vendor's advisory

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 35454 (axiscam_image_pan_tilt_activex_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33408

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5260

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