ZDI-07-021: GraceNote CDDBControl ActiveX Buffer Overflow Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-021.html April 19, 2007
-- CVE ID: CVE-2007-0443
-- Affected Vendor: GraceNote
-- Affected Products: CDDBControl ActiveX Control
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability since April 6, 2006 by a pre-existing Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4278. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:
-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of GraceNote's CDDBControl ActiveX Control. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page.
The specific flaw exists due to a buffer overflow in an ActiveX control registered by several products that use Gracenote CDDB for CD information lookup. The ActiveX control is commonly registered as safe and can be accessed from a malicious web site. The buffer overflow is triggered when long values are specified for various Proxy configuration parameters.
-- Vendor Response: GraceNote has issued updates to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2006.09.01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2006.04.06 - Pre-existing Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers 2007.04.19 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Peter Vreugdenhil.
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