2008-4729 | Hummingbird Exceed ActiveX Control hclxweb.dll memory corruption (BID-31783 / XFDB-45941)
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Hummingbird Exceed 9.0/10.0/13.0/2006/2007. Affected is an unknown code in the library hclxweb.dll of the component ActiveX Control. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was released 10/23/2008 by Thomas Pollet (Website). The advisory is available at xforce.iss.net. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2008-4729 since 10/23/2008. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. Technical details and a public exploit are known.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at securityfocus.com.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 6529.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.9
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Memory corruption
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10/23/2008 +6 days 🔍
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03/17/2015 +1496 days 🔍
04/15/2016 +395 days 🔍
08/02/2021 +1935 days 🔍Advisory: xforce.iss.net
Researcher: Thomas Pollet
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2008-4729 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 31783 – Hummingbird HostExplorer ActiveX Control ‘PlainTextPassword()’ Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 29726 – Hummingbird HostExplorer 6.2 and 8.0 Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
Created: 03/17/2015 16:11
Updated: 08/02/2021 15:22
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