Microsoft Whale Client Components ActiveX (WhlMgr.dll) Multiple Method Overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by
multiple buffer overflows.

Description :

The version of the Whale Client Components ActiveX control, a component
of Microsoft Whale Intelligent Application Gateway product and installed
on the remote Windows host, reportedly contains multiple stack-based
buffer overflows that can be triggered using long arguments to the
'CheckForUpdates' and 'UpdateComponents' methods. If an attacker can
trick a user on the affected host into viewing a specially crafted HTML
document, he can leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code on the
affected system subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd282918.aspx

Solution :

Upgrade to Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway 3.7 SP2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 38734 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34532

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2238

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