Intrusion Prevention

Softek.Barcode.Reader.Toolkit.ActiveX.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit 'SoftekATL.dll' ActiveX control.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted argument to the DebugTraceFile method. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Softek Barcode Reader 7.1.4.14

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

There are no vendor supplied patches available at this time.