Tumbleweed SecureTransport vcst_eu.dll ActiveX Control Buffer Overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is susceptible to
multiple buffer overflow attacks.

Description :

The remote host contains the TumbleWeed SecureTransport ActiveX
control, used to perform secure file transfer functions.

The version of this control on the remote host is reportedly affected
by multiple stack-based buffer overflows. If an attacker can trick a
user on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web page,
these issues could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code on the host
subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490536/100/0/threaded

Solution :

Disable the use of this ActiveX control from within Internet Explorer
by setting its kill bit.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 69421 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1724

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