ShockWave Player ActiveX Installer Buffer Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 20975
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host contains an ActiveX control associated with Macromedia's ShockWave Player installer that has an exploitable stack-based buffer overflow. It may be possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host subject to the user's privileges by tricking a user into visiting a malicious website.
SolutionThe vendor claims the issue occurs only in the installer and that there is no need for action.