Akamai Download Manager ActiveX Control < 18.104.22.168 Buffer Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 40363
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is prone to a buffer overflow attack.
DescriptionThe Windows remote host contains the Download Manager ActiveX control from Akamai, which helps users download content.
The version of this ActiveX control on the remote host reportedly is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability in 'manager.exe' when handling Redswoosh downloads. If an attacker can trick an user on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web page, he may be able to execute arbitrary code on the affected system subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionManually remove all older versions and, if desired, install version 22.214.171.124 or later.