Intrusion Prevention

Symantec.ConsoleUtilities.ActiveX.Control.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Symantecs ConsoleUtilities ActiveX Control (AeXNSConsoleUtilities.dll V6.0.0.1846), which could be exploited by sending an overly long string to the "BrowseAndSaveFile()" method.

Affected Products

AeXNSConsoleUtilities.dll Version 6.0.0.1846

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patches or updates.

CVE References

CVE-2009-3031