Vulnerability CVE-2007-5107


Published: 2007-09-26   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the AskJeevesToolBar.SettingsPlugin.1 ActiveX control in askBar.dll in IAC Search & Media ask.com Ask Toolbar 4.0.2.53 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long ShortFormat property value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information. NOTE: the researcher claims that this is the same as CVE-2007-5108, but there is insufficient detail for CVE-2007-5108 to be certain.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

Vendor: Ask.com
Product: Ask toolbar 
Version: 4.0.2.53;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/480459/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25785
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3265
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36757
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4452

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